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 […]

Gold industry talks diversity

Originally published by – October 2016. THE Gold Industry Group put diversity firmly on the agenda on Friday when it hosted its inaugural Women in Gold event in Perth. Kelly Carter. More than 300 mining industry professionals attended the sundowner, which was held at the Perth Mint in conjunction with Women in Mining WA. […]

WIMWA Centre for Ethical Leadership (Melbourne University) Scholarship opportunity

Originally published by WIMWA – September 2016. With thanks to the ongoing support of Professor Bob Wood, WIMWA are delighted to announce a scholarship place is again available for the CEL (Melbourne University) Ethical Leadership Program.  To apply please send a 250 word (maximum) statement addressing “how you would use this opportunity to benefit other […]

WIMWA Mentoring Program S1 2017 mentee applications are now open

Originally published by WiMWA – September 2016. Are you interested in being mentored by some of the most inspirational men and women around town? Would you like to build your professional networks? How about receiving individual support, advice and guidance from a male or female mentor that lives and breathes the same industry as you? […]

WIMWA/ CEL (Melbourne) Scholarship – applications due before 9am Friday 9th of October

Centre for Ethical Leadership/WIMWA Scholarship WIMWA is delighted to announce that thanks to Professor Robert Wood and The Centre for Ethical Leadership (CEL) a scholarship is available for the November 2015 Ethical Leadership Program. This is open to anyone who attended our recent WIMWA Summit, or is a current member of WIMWA. To apply for […]

WIMWA Mentoring Program 2016 – Mentee applications now open! (Australia)

“I am pleased to announce that mentee applications are now open for the WIMWA Mentoring Program 2016. This program is entering its eighth semester with almost 300 female mentees completing the program to date. Mentee applications for Semester 1 (Feb-Jun 2016) and Semester 2 (Jul-Nov 2016) can be accessed online Semester 1 mentee applications close […]

Rio Tinto: Driving diversity through technology and inclusion

Rio Tinto’s Kellie Parker has described how the company is creating a more inclusive culture, and how technology is presenting more opportunities for women in the mining industry, at the annual Women in Mining and Resources WA (WIMWA) summit in Perth. Kellie, who is managing director of Pilbara Assets & Development within the Iron Ore […]

"What about women in mining?"

JUNE 12, 2015 – KPMG Newsroom Sabina Shugg, National Lead, Mining Performance We want inclusive workplaces where all are welcome and feel included. Regardless of colour, religion, sexual preferences or gender. Or, for that matter, even if you have a strange sense of humour, you still want to be accepted. And if everyone is welcome then […]

REMINDER – DLGC WIMWA Mentoring program scholarship closing 30th April 2015

WIMWA is delighted that the Department of Local Government and Communities is supporting women working in the mining industry by again offering three scholarships for women to participate in the WIMWA mentoring program in the second semester of 2015. Scholarship applications close on the 30th of April, 2015 prior to that date,  please email a short […]

Letter to the Editor: Strictly Boardroom by Sabina Shugg, Founder of WIMWA

Monday, 24 November 2014 LAST Monday’s Strictly Boardroom column by Vikki Lauritsen and Allan Trench* prompted a response from Women in Mining Western Australia founder and chair Sabina Shugg. I’d like to take this opportunity to respond to the letter to the editor from Anonymous as it was a big step for her to come […]

Department for Local Government and Communities support for WIMWA’s Mentoring Program – scholarship available

Great news! The Department for Local Government and Communities has offered to provide three scholarships for the next round of the WIMWA mentoring program. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship for this program please send a paragraph outlining why you would like to participate in the program to by Thursday 10th […]

Kate Sommerville, Miriam Lyons-Stanborough: Taking charge of your career – A women in mining perspective

12th June 2010 The article ‘Taking charge of your career – a women in mining perspective’, by Kate Sommerville and including a profile of Miriam Lyons-Stanborough, appeared in Australian Resources and Investment Magazine, Vol 4 no.3.