London – 8 March 2022: Women in Mining UK (“WIM UK”) is delighted to announce that the nominations for the fifth edition of its 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (“WIM100”) open today at 10.00 am GMT. We thank our confirmed sponsors, BMO Capital Markets, Heidrick & Struggles and BCG, for their continued support of the WIM100.
Everyone is welcome to nominate the inspirational women in mining they know by going here. Nominations close on 10 June 2022.
Dr. Stacy Hope, Managing Director of Women in Mining UK, commented: “The WIM100 has been a labour of love since its first edition in 2013. Over the past nine years this initiative has grown in size, stature and prestige but the sentiment has always stayed the same – the WIM100 is a living history that galvanises the incredible impact women have made on the mining industry around the globe.
“Over the next several months, we will have the pleasure of reading hundreds of nominations that will inspire us. We thank all nominators in advance for taking the time to fill out our nominations form, the women in mining groups and trade organisations that help us amplify the initiative, and our committed sponsors, BMO Capital Markets, Heidrick & Struggles and BCG, who make it possible through their generous contributions.”
What makes A WIM100 woman?
She is a trailblazer.
A WIM100 woman is a pioneer. She is an innovator. She makes positive and impactful changes so the industry can operate in a more safe, sustainable and inclusive way.
She advocates and empowers.
A WIM100 woman offers proactive advocacy to those working in the mining industry and beyond. She empowers her colleagues to ensure everyone feels heard, welcomed and respected.
She perseveres in the face of adversity.
A WIM100 woman is resilient and determined. She has the courage to speak up, challenge the status quo and break barriers.
To nominate inspirational women in the mining industry, please go to the WIM100 page.
About Women in Mining UK
Women in Mining UK (“WIM UK”) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the employment, retention and advancement of women in the mining sector. We offer a suite of programmes and initiatives to progress women’s professional goals and career aspirations, from university all the way to Board level. These includes a scholarship programme with the Camborne School of Mines and Imperial College London, internship programme, partnership with Women on Boards UK, and numerous networking, educational and mentoring events. WIM UK publishes thought leadership articles and research as well as the biennial “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (“WIM100”), which celebrates women’s contribution to the mining industry and identifies inspirational role models to encourage future generations of women to consider mining as a career choice.
For more information about joining WIM UK, please visit our website.
About the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining
First launched by Women in Mining UK in 2013, the biennial 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (“WIM100”) is now in its fifth edition. The publication highlights the incredible diversity of talent in mining and celebrates inspirational women and their stories across all roles and seniority.
In our 2020 edition, WIM UK received a record 626 nominations from 60 countries around the world. The 100 women featured were selected due to their inspiring contribution towards a stronger, safer and more sustainable mining industry. This includes making positive and impactful changes, advocacy and a desire to empower others, perseverance in the face of adversity, and an ability to find solutions to challenges.
WIM UK Contact
Ariadna D. Peretz
Head of Communications
T: +44 (0) 7488 495 969