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Women in Mining UK is thrilled to publish the 2022 edition of its “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM100), a biennial publication that highlights the wealth of female talent within the global mining industry, celebrates women's “above & beyond” contributions to the industry, and identifies role models for future generations.

In 2022, WIM UK received 915 nominations for 491 women from 61 countries. This edition has been kindly sponsored by BMO Capital Markets, Heidrick & Struggles and BCG (Boston Consulting Group).

Nominations for the 2024 edition of the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” closed on 31 March 2024.

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 that the industry operates in a way that is responsible, sustainable, and inclusive.
She rises up to the challenges she faces.
A WIM100 woman is resilient and determined. She has the courage to speak up, challenge the status quo and break barriers.
She advocates, empowers and creates a better environment for future leaders.
A WIM100 woman is a proactive advocate in the mining industry, fostering inclusivity and empowerment, while creating opportunities for others and ensuring a diverse talent pipeline from entry-level to leadership positions.

A ll of the WIM100 editions are a living history of women who work in mining around the world.

Through their stories, they show us how they have persevered in the face of adversity, how they have found solutions to challenges, and how they are empowering others by being a voice and leader for a more successful and sustainable mining industry. Their stories provide inspiration and valuable insight for all.

These publications highlight the incredible diversity of talent in mining and we believe the recognition and celebration of these inspirational women and their stories are integral to changing attitudes in the sector.

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