Toronto, November 10th, 2017 – Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) have been invited by SESMIM (“Strengthening Extractive Sector Management in Mongolia”), under the auspices of Global Affairs Canada) to participate in their conference about “Mineral Sector and Gender”. The Conference will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on November 17, 2017. Siri C Genik, WIMC board member and Principal of BRIDGE©
The applications and information regarding the Trailblazer, Student Trailblazer & Rick Hudson awards can be found on our main awards page located at the link below. Awards Page
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Trailblazer award. Nominations deadline is December 9th, 2016. For more information on the award and the application process please follow the link below. The Deadline Has Been Extended to January 9th, 2017 More Information
MERIT’s Gender Adviser volunteer position is now available. Read the Roles and Responsibilities!
20160601-Mining Week Networking Event Topic: The Barriers and Challenges Faced by Women in the Canadian Mining Sector When: June 1st , 2016 5:00 – 8:30 PM Location: Saskatoon Club 417 21st St E Saskatoon Speaker: Courtnay Hughes, MASc. Manager, Human Resources Research Women make up nearly half of the Canadian labour force but are underrepresented at only 17% of the
Article from Listed Magazine Move mountains? Easy. Boost diversity? Oof! Alex Johnston has seen a dramatic change in the conversations she’s been having about the lack of women leaders in the mining industry. Five or six years ago, when the now former executive director of women’s advocacy group Catalyst Canada would raise the growing global issue with industry executives, the
TORONTO – February ●, 2016 – Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) and its “Trailblazer Award Selection Committee” (“TSC”) are very pleased to announce Louise Grondin as the winner of the 2016 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award. The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements of women who have made