Mining Leaders to Inspire Action for Gender Diversity

This article was authored by CEO and President of Women Who Rock Elena Mayer, and Executive Director, Sophie Bertrand for the Canadian Mining Magazine.

Article Highlights

“Increasing education and awareness about careers in mining will attract more talent. The pool of students joining mining-related disciplines is shrinking, and the number of women remains low. A study by Women in Mining Canada and the Mining Industry Human Resources Council identifies two reasons behind this trend: most students are unaware of career opportunities in mining, and those who are aware have a negative impression of them.”

“Organizations for women in mining are vital for change. The Women in Mining organization, with its various branches all over the world, has been doing an excellent job by publishing research on gender diversity and creating global networks.”

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