Women In Mining Canada Trailblazer Award

We are pleased to invite nominations for the Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award, by December 11, 2017. Many women have contributed extensively to the development of the mineral industry in Canada. The Trailblazer Award recognizes and celebrates these contributions. Read more…

WIM/WiN SK Announces 2017 Post Secondary Scholarship News Release – Sept 25, 2017

Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan Inc. (WIM/WiN-SK) is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2017 annual scholarships. The awards recognize two returning post-secondary students in Saskatchewan who embody the values of diversity and leadership in the mining and/or nuclear industries. We are pleased to announce the scholarship has been expanded to […]

WIM/Win SK News Release – Sept 28, 2017

In response to the recent articles regarding Women in Mining, Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear Saskatchewan (WIM/WiN-SK) would like to acknowledge that some people have experienced harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Conversations are the first step in a long process of moving past the existing bias and we thank those who have […]

PPE for Ladies Only

Have you ever wondered how or why new workwear lines come about? By Karen Chovan This past week, I attended an excellent talk presented by Alicia Woods, founder and CEO of Covergalls, and General Manager of Marcotte Mining. The event was hosted by Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear, Inc. (WIM/WiN-SK, as one of […]

Lunch and Learn: Connect to Your Killer Confidence

When:  February 15, 2017 from 12-1pm Where:  Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Mining Engineering Technology Building – Room TBD) 55 33rd Street East Saskatoon, SK Details: Please bring your lunch and be mindful of common allergies (no nuts or salmon). This month’s speaker is Carla Gradin. Join us as Carla Gradin, founder of carlagradin.com, shares with us how […]

Lunch and Learn: Emergency Response

When:  November 3rd from 12-1pm Where:  Cameco (Operations Building – Room 147) 1131 Ave W S Saskatoon, SK Details: Please bring your lunch and be mindful of common allergies (no nuts or salmon). This month’s speaker is Robyn Reist & Morgan Bradford. In the early afternoon of January 11th 2016, just north of Swift Current […]

Anne Gent, WIM/WiN SK Co-Chair Wins 2016 CIM-Bedford Young Mining Leaders Award

Saskatoon 10-May-2016: WIM/WiN SK is pleased to announce that Anne Gent has won the 2016 CIM-Bedford Young Mining Leaders Award and extends congratulations to Ms. Gent. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and potential of young Canadian mining leaders. Anne is a Senior Environmental Scientist at Cameco Corporation within the Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality Department […]

4 Myths That Keep Women Away from Non-Traditional Employment

This is a great article about woman in non traditional employment and some of the myths that keep them from exploring these options. Source: Everyday Feminism When we think about truck drivers, construction workers, garbage collectors, plumbers, electricians, and other blue-collar work, few of us immediately imagine women performing these tasks. Women in non-traditional employment experience unique […]