Why should you attend?
“ Volunteer non-profit organisation Women in Mining UK (WIM UK) on November 19 released its biennial 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100) edition, which features a number of South Africa nominees. The WIM100, which was launched by WIM UK in 2013, highlights the wealth of female talent within the global mining industry, celebrates their above and beyond contributions to the industry and identifies role models for future generations. WiMSA chairperson and WIM100 2018 alumna Thabile Makgala congratulates these phenomenal role models” and particularly the South African nominees for being featured in the WIM100.
Du Pisani adds that WiMSA, as an organisation, is proud of its South African nominees who adhere to the principles of what makes a WIM100 woman. They are all trailblazers who advocate and empower and they have all persevered in the face of adversity.” https://www.miningweekly.com/article/amplats-viljoen-harmonys-lekubo-listed-among-worlds-top-100-women-in-mining-2020-11-19
In light of the above, Intelligence Transfer Centre will once again host the 12th Celebration of the Women Mining and Career Expo Conference, scheduled 17, 18 & 19 February 2021, at Gallagher Convention Centre.
This prestigious conference provides a platform which brings together executives, miners, regulators, investors, and service providers together to recognize the important role of women in the mining industry. Furthermore, to continue promoting the value women bring to the mining industry, celebrate their successes and highlight challenges to overcome.
Key strategies to be discussed.
– Driving inclusivity and gender diversity through adaptation of the ‘’new normal’’ post COVID-19 pandemic
– Incorporating innovation principles to encourage diversity in Mining
– Mine of the future: looking at the role women play
– Implementing measures set out by the Mining Charter III in empowering women in your organisation
– WiMSA’s objectives and roadmap for 2021 and beyond
– Assessing the effects of COVID-19 on women in Artisanal Mining
– Changing the narrative behind women in mining law
– Bridging the procurement gap that exists between female entrepreneurs and mining companies
– Assessing the impact of mining laws and legislation and the role of the private sector in supporting and safeguarding women in mining
– Exploring the megatrends in the mining industry and the impact on women in leadership positions in the mining sector
– Identifying challenges faced by women in mining that hinder their career progression