Quick Scan: Key Actors in Gender and Mining in the Netherlands and Internationally

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Accounting for gender concerns and optimizing gender equality returns in the minerals sector is clearly becoming a priority Most development organizations prioritize the “rights-based case” for gender integration although the “business case” is also becoming a priority The disconnect between these strategic interests may account for limited systemic progress towards gender equality across […]

Gold Industry Group brings together industry to promote diversity

Originally published by Gold Industry Group – October 2016. The Gold Industry Group hosted its inaugural Women in Gold event at The Perth Mint earlier this month, attended by more than 300 industry professionals. The event was hosted in conjunction with Women in Mining WA to recognise and promote women in gold. Headline speaker Gold […]

Women rock the mining world

Elena Mayer galvanizes women in mining “Inspired by the likes of Pat Dillon, Anna Tudela, Maureen Jensen and Deb McCombe, I saw that I could play a role in empowering and connecting women within the mining industry. And so Women Who Rock was born,” declares President and Founder Elena Mayer (IMBA ’15). In 2015, Women […]

A CEO’s guide to gender equality

Progressive executives know that gender equality is not only the right thing to do but also the smart thing. That’s why more CEOs, heads of state, and university leaders are committing themselves to gender-equality goals for the institutions they lead. But gender equality is proving difficult to achieve. How can companies and public institutions move […]

National Women in Engineering Day – Inspiring Story

The UK currently has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than ten per cent. When we consider Latvia, Bulgaria and Cyprus are leading the way with nearly 30 per cent, it’s time for the nation to up its game. National Women in Engineering Day (NWED) is celebrated every year on […]

Women in resources awards finalist: Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia)

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Women in Resources Awards (WIRA).   Women in resources awards finalist: Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia) Outstanding Operator/Technician/Tradeswoman Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia) Suzan began work in mining as a pit technician at Hopes Hill NSW. This followed her […]

Gender diversity and 'Women Who Rock'

By: Elena Mayer, Special to The Northern Miner, 2015-05-13 The issue of gender diversity is gathering real steam in the mining industry, despite its reputation for being male-dominated. The recently introduced Ontario Securities Commission disclosure requirement that deals with representation of women on boards of directors is only the latest catalyst behind the industry taking positive […]

Gender diversity and ‘Women Who Rock’

By: Elena Mayer, Special to The Northern Miner, 2015-05-13 The issue of gender diversity is gathering real steam in the mining industry, despite its reputation for being male-dominated. The recently introduced Ontario Securities Commission disclosure requirement that deals with representation of women on boards of directors is only the latest catalyst behind the industry taking positive […]

Nancy Sheppard's tips to increase gender inclusion in the board room

This list was part of a presentation by Nancy Sheppard, founder & CEO, Women2Boards and Jeffry Powell, EVP, Diligent Board Member Services, on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: What’s the Hold Up? at the NYSE Governance Services West Coast Boardroom Summit on February, 27, 2015.  What can be done by board members to bring more women into the boardroom? Develop and […]

Nancy Sheppard’s tips to increase gender inclusion in the board room

This list was part of a presentation by Nancy Sheppard, founder & CEO, Women2Boards and Jeffry Powell, EVP, Diligent Board Member Services, on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: What’s the Hold Up? at the NYSE Governance Services West Coast Boardroom Summit on February, 27, 2015.  What can be done by board members to bring more women into the boardroom? Develop and […]