Diversity in Mining: Gender and Experience Concerns
About the event
Presenting a broad range of perspectives and experiences on diversity and inclusion in the mining industry, as well as managing future changes gradually and permanently, it is essential to acknowledge the current state of the industry. Despite progress, the mining sector still faces challenges regarding underrepresentation and inequality. By highlighting statistical data and research findings, we can emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion in fostering innovation, improving decision-making, and enhancing overall performance. To provide a comprehensive view, it is crucial to showcase diverse perspectives by featuring personal stories and interviews with individuals from various backgrounds within the mining industry.
These firsthand accounts humanize the topic, shedding light on the experiences, challenges, and valuable contributions of women, minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities. To promote long-lasting change, it is vital to explore and share best practices for fostering diversity and inclusion in mining, including effective strategies and initiatives that have yielded positive results.
Senior Mining Consultant & President of Women in Mining & Engineering WA
WMEWA acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, meet and live across the world and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate the stories, cultures and traditions of First Nations Peoples who also work and live on this land.