Women’s Agenda, 24 April
This week’s women in mining profile is on Tina Aylward who is currently Senior Advisor Asset Management, Productivity Improvement, Technology & Innovation at Rio Tinto.
Tina Aylward left school in year 10, went travelling and became a chef. Years later she discovered the world of mining — and the excellent money you can make in the industry — after taking a catering job in Queensland. She started as the first woman in the ‘yard crew’ or clean-up gang of a refinery before getting a job as a refinery operator and slowly working her way up from there. She believes her proactive approach to her career has helped open numerous challenging and unique opportunities.
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