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Women in Mining: Creating a WIM champion program for sustainable development


The mining industry in Africa is predominantly men activities. In Nigeria, it is believe to be the preserved job for men while women should focus on agriculture and other women’s related activities. Women have been involved in the mining sector through their mining activities at artisanal level. The issue remain their inability to access finance, proper training programs, mining equipment and new technologies, while this contributes to their inability to invest into their small mining activities in a sector dominated by men. The Women in Mining Nigeria are working closely with Chapters to ensure that gender mainstreaming in the mining sector is achieved.

Join Nigeria Mining Week, PwC Nigeria and Mining Review Africa, for an interactive zoom round table, where women will examine all possible ways to create a Woman in Mining champion program worthwhile for their growth.

Key discussion points will include:

Women’s personality attributes that can deliver excellence in the mining sector

What is required for women to create a champion program that will help them to grow, socially and economically?

Capacity building: Are women ready to embrace the technology and the new world of transformation?

How can women take advantage of the downstream sector and become financially independent?

For more details go to: Nigeria Mining Week – Digital Event


16th October 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+2
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