Women in Mining (WIM UK) has launched its 2022 edition of the “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” after a nomination and shortlisting period that included several hundred submissions.
The biennial list of 100, sponsored by BMO Capital Markets, Heidrick & Struggles and BCG (Boston Consulting Group), was curated from 915 nominations for 491 women from 61 countries.
“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.”
Awardees stemmed from 40 countries in all: Canada (9), the U.S. (11), Mexico (2), the United Kingdom (5), Spain (3), Mauritania (1), Mali (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Guatemala (1), Ecuador (1), Peru (2), Nicaragua (1), Colombia (4), Chile (3), Argentina (2) and Brazil (4).
Additional winners came from France (1), Switzerland (1), Poland (2), Italy (1), Morocco (1), Egypt (1), Pakistan (1), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (2), China (1), UAE (1), Burkina Faso (2), Côte d’Ivoire (1), Liberia (1), DRC (2), Uganda (1), Singapore (1), Kenya (1), Tanzania (1), Zimbabwe (1), South Africa (9), Bosnia/Herzegovina (1) and Australia (15).
First launched by WIM UK in 2013, the biennial “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” (WIM100) publication, now in its fifth edition, highlights the incredible diversity of talent in mining and celebrates inspirational women and their stories.
2022 EDITION OF THE WIM100: THE 100 GLOBAL INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN MINING
Congratulations go out to all of the global winners of this year’s honor from all of us at North American Mining magazine, Miners News and the SEMCO Publishing team. The honorees include:
Johanna Ariza Nadjar
Maria de Lourdes Bahia
Rafaela Baldi Fernandes
Marcela Castillo Arévalo
Pamela Cook Ellemers
Erika Herrera Gonzalez
Ana Gabriela Juarez
Priscila Moreno Nájera
Sana Muhammad Afzal
Maria Eugenia Sampalione
Elsa Saucedo Salazar
Marie-Rose Aida Tamboura
Carolina del Valle