2017 Nominations for Women in Industry – Australia

Originally published by Women in Industry – April 2017. Nominations are now open! Nominations are open in 10 categories across mining, manufacturing, engineering and road transport. NOMINATE NOWNominations will close on Sunday, 30 April. Social Leader of the Year This category recognises those individuals who have significantly effected positive change within their local or regional […]

Dr Chandrani Prasad Verma – “Come what may, do not stop!”

January Profile Dr Chandrani Prasad Verma, India’s first female mining engineer, has opened up the path for other women in the country to take up mining careers, taking large steps for everyone. From a young age she decided she would follow in her father’s footsteps although women were not allowed to take mining degrees in […]

Female engineering graduates on the rise at UQ

Originally published by Australian Mining – December 2016. A record number of women have graduated from engineering at the University of Queensland, well above the national average. Women accounted for 26 per cent of all graduates, higher than the national average of 17 per cent. The number of female graduates has grown from 21 per […]

Digging into diversity

Originally published by Northern Ontario Business – October 2016. When Anna Tudela walked into her first mining conference, she was the only woman in a room packed with men. She was sure she had found the wrong place. On October 18, the vice-president of diversity, regulatory affairs and corporate secretary at Goldcorp was happy to […]

Meet the Woman who Fought Society and the Legal System to Become India’s First Female Mining Engineer

Originally published by The Better India – October 2016. Dr. Chandrani Prasad Verma fought tough odds to become India’s first female mining engineer. This is the story of her struggle, passion, dedication, and success. There was a time when virtually every profession in the country was dominated by men. But the winds of change have […]

Swinburne offers engineering research fellowships just for women

Originally published by Engineers Australia – October 2016. Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne is offering research fellowships for women in Engineering and IT, which it says is a first for the Australian tertiary sector. The Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships – Women in STEM are designed to address the underrepresentation of women in STEM and […]

School of Mines lands $1.1M in grants to aid women engineers

Originally published by Rapid City Journal – September 2016   Courtesy photo School of Mines faculty members are celebrating major grants to help more women become engineers. Pictured here, from left, are Shaobo Huang, Jennifer Benning, Cassandra Degen, Paula Jensen,Kelli McCormick, Michael West, Jon Kellar and Andrea Brickey.  Two grants totaling $1.1 million have been […]

Claire Rutkowski appointed Bentley Systems’ CIO

Originally published by Australian Mining – October 2016. Claire Rutkowski has been appointed Bentley Systems’ new chief information officer, joining the company’s executive team. Rutkowski previously worked as CIO at MWH Global and was responsible for delivering IT strategy and services; supporting around 7000 engineering professionals worldwide. She joined MWH in 1998 and has worked […]

The Winners of the 2016 Women In Industry awards

The third annual Women In Industry awards drew together hundreds of people, focusing on the amazing achievements of women in Australia’s industrial sectors. The Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working in the nation’s industrial, logistics, and engineering sectors, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as […]

UCL supports ‘Your Life’ Campaign for greater numbers of women in engineering by offering free Masters degrees

Please share with all your networks as many won’t be aware of this tremendous opportunity Free Masters degrees to attract more women into engineering plus childcare and mentoring provided. Jane Butler, new Vice Dean for Engineering at UCL believes engineering opens the door to a fantastic career for women. University College London (UCL), one of the […]