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Celebrating ‘The Impact of Women in Mining’ with Rio Tinto and CEPMLP

By 16/07/2012March 9th, 2018News

WIM (UK), RIO Tinto and the CEPMLP joined together at the Earth Galleries of London’s Natural History Museum to celebrate the ‘Impact of women in the mining industry’. 

Vicky Bowman, Global Practice Leader, External Affairs (Policy) at Rio Tinto spoke about her experience as a diplomat in Burma and in the mining industry, the multinational mining house’s long-standing collaborative partnership with the museum and CEPMLP and growing alliance with Women in Mining UK (WIM (UK)), and the depth and breadth of the contributions of women working at Rio Tinto today, from the mine site to the board room.

Ana Elizabeth Bastida, Lecturer and Mining Programme Director at the University of Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), talked about her long-standing membership in and support of WIM (UK) and CEPMLP’s role as a leading research centre and graduate school focused on issues related to natural resources and energy law and policy.

Judith Mosely, WIM (UK) Board Member, Business Development Director for Mining and Metals at Rand Merchant Bank and Trustee of the Earthwatch Institute, shared professional insights from her career in the mining industry. Mosely also formally announced WIM (UK)’s latest endeavour, a research report in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Rio Tinto and Anglo American looking at the participation of women in and their contribution to the performance of publicly-listed mining companies.