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Watch Lucy Crane, Women in Mining UK volunteer and Exploration Geologist at Cornish Lithium, talking about why responsible mining is vital for a low-carbon future on this TedX talk.

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22/06/2021 in News

Women in Mining UK & Women on Boards UK announce Board CV Masterclass Bursary

London – 22 June 2021: Women in Mining UK (WIM UK) and its Strategic Partner, Women on Boards UK (WOB UK), are delighted to announce a bursary programme for ten WIM UK members…
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14/06/2021 in News

Women in Mining UK partners with Polymetal to support Polymetal’s Scholarship at Camborne School of Mines

London – 14 June 2021: Women in Mining UK (WIM UK) is delighted to partner with Polymetal International plc (Polymetal), a leading precious metals mining group and FTSE100 constituent, to support Polymetal’s inaugural mining…
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28/04/2021 in News

Applications Open for the Women in Mining UK 2021 Paid Internship Programme

London – 28 April 2021:  Women in Mining UK (WIM UK) is pleased to announce applications are now open for its 2021 paid internship programme, one of WIM UK’s signature initiatives to promote…
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Membership gives you access to high quality and thought provoking seminars, education and mentoring events held on a monthly basis.
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Enables you to hear from and meet with senior individuals in the industry to develop your knowledge of mining.
Provides a forum to support other women and to share your skills and knowledge.
Through joining WIM UK, you will become part of a group that actively represents the high standard of talent women bring to the mining industry.

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E stablished in 2006, WIM UK has over 2000 members from all corners of mining-related businesses and professions.

Women in Mining UK is a volunteer non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the employment, retention and advancement of women in the mining sector.  Women in Mining UK offers a strong international network to progress professional goals and career aspirations and hosts numerous networking, educational and mentoring events to support personal development. Membership is free and everyone is welcome, regardless of gender or location.

The work we do could not be delivered without our dedicated volunteers or our fantastically supportive partners: Anglo American plc, Glencore, EY, Deswik, World Gold Council, and our pro-bono partners Mayer Brown and BDO.

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Have you had a chance to review @McKinsey's report: "Why women are leaving the mining industry and what mining companies can do about it?" Some startling stats, including the UK's median gender pay gap is 25%.


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