International Women in Mining (IWiM) is a leading not-for-profit global organisation pursuing gender equality and promoting women’s voices, access to opportunities and leadership in mining.
Founded in 2007, IWiM is a not-for-profit organisation and is registered as a community interest company (CIC) in the UK and subject to the oversight of our Board of Directors and the CIC Regulator. IWiM operates with the support of valued sponsors and partners and a global team of Directors and volunteers who are active across all functions of the mining industry.
IWiM’s aim is to lead global change towards gender equality in mining by acting as:
Industry Change Agent, making mining a more representative and ultimately more successful industry through diversity, gender equality and inclusion;
WIM Champion, empowering women in mining (WIM) organisations to achieve global cohesion and leverage their game-changing collective strength, and celebrating the achievements and contribution of women in mining worldwide; and
Diversity Trend Setter, collecting and dispensing knowledge that supports the enhancement of women’s contribution and participation.
IWiM connects with over 12,000 members and followers worldwide and collaborates with over 70 WIM organisations on all continents. IWiM also cultivates an international network of leading companies, organisations and individuals sharing a vision for the mining sector and aiming to inspire both men and women to become advocates, change-makers and leaders in their businesses, communities and countries.