About Us

The Women Who Rock (WWR) organization aspires to become an integral part of the industry's efforts to attract women to mining.  Our long-term strategy is to creative programs that connect various stakeholders in the industry, with the goal of supporting and empowering women.

Women Who Rock

Founded by Elena Mayer, MBA, in 2014, the professional and social network has grown to more than 600 active members, male and female, from academia, international mining corporations, non-profit organizations, NGO’s, legal firms and supply and service industries.

Globally, the mining industry is seeking to recruit more talented female professionals; our goal is to encourage organizations to support and encourage women to actively pursue the many dynamic career paths offered within the mining sector.


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OUR MISSION

VISION: Women Who Rock is committed to empowering women and to improving gender diversity in the mining industry. It aspires to be an integral part of positive change and leadership in the profession.

MISSION: Women Who Rock strives to be a key stakeholder and spearhead innovative changes that improve the image of our industry, ignite curiosity about it, and connect aspiring women to leading figures in the sector.

STRATEGY: Women Who Rock’s strategy is based on three principles: connecting people in the mining industry, conveying the positive side of the industry and collaborating with industry organizations that share similar views on the importance of gender diversity in mining.

Executive Team

THEY ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT THE MINING INDUSTRY, AND ABOUT COLLABORATING WITH PROGRESSIVE CORPORATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNERS, TO HELP RECRUIT MORE TALENTED PROFESSIONALS INTO MINING.  MEET THE TEAM AT WOMEN WHO ROCK.

OUR GROWING NETWORK

Since its inception in May 2014, Women Who Rock has grown rapidly and attracted supporters from all areas of the mining industry. Today, it has a diverse network of more than 600 female and male professionals in mining companies, service providers, businesses, legal firms, academia, government, not-for-profit organizations and NGOs.

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UPCOMING EVENT

Join us for an upcoming industry event or presentation.  Browse our previous events and learn more about the dynamic organizations that support career opportunities for women in mining worldwide.

i Wannabe Mentored Competition: Enter to Win!

December 10, 2016 at to 11:59 pm
Place: The Trump Hotel (Grand Ballroom)
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Auction for Action III

January 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Place: The Trump Hotel (Grand Ballroom)
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Auction for Action II

October 28, 2015 at to
Place: Fairmount Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3
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Gender Diversity: Creating Opportunities

June 6, 2016 at to
Place: The Canadian Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Mentorship Event: Experiences Shared From Our Mining Leaders

May 3, 2016 at to
Place: Waterfront Fairmont, Vancouver Canada
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First Annual Auction for Action

October 28, 2014 at to
Place: Shangri-La Hotel, 188 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5H 0A3
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First Annual Hard Hats and High Heels

June 8, 2015 at to
Place: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Ontario
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Women Who Rock Anniversary Celebration

May 8, 2015 at to
Place: Sassafraz, 100 Cumberland St, Toronto
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Summer Heat

July 16, 2014 at to
Place: Cube Nightclub, 314 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2A4
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Mines and Wines

May 8, 2014 at to
Place: iYellow Wine Cave, 243 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z4
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Media

WOMEN WHO ROCK IS PLEASED TO SHARE MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS FROM PAST EVENTS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, AS WE GENERATE AWARENESS FOR THE LIMITLESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN IN MINING.
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Blog

WE SHARE EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS, PROGRAMS AND NEWS ITEMS SHOWCASING WOMEN IN MINING, AND EXCEPTIONAL GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS WHO PROMOTE ADVANCEMENT AND NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN THE MINING SECTOR.
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Women Who Rock, Inc. is based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. For media inquiries, or general questions about our organization, please contact us.

  • Toronto, Ontario Canada
  • 416-471-6912
  • info@womenwhorock.ca

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