We are pleased to announce that four Kinross representatives have been named to the 2022 ‘100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining’ (WIM100) by Women in Mining (WIM) UK!
WIM UK advocates and speaks for women in the mining sector, informing industry participants and decision-makers of the challenges and opportunities women are finding in pursuing careers in mining companies and other mining related-businesses.
This year’s recipients were selected amongst 915 nominations from 61 countries due to their inspiring contributions towards a stronger, safer and more sustainable mining industry. This includes making positive and impactful changes, advocacy and a desire to empower others.
Congratulations Kathleen Grandy, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Toronto, Kathleen Autenrieth, Exploration Director, North America, Reno, Hapsatou Bal, Community Relations Manager, Tasiast, and Bartly Kleven, Environmental Affairs Director, Kinross Alaska.
Click here to view their features in the 2022 WIM100 edition, and see our recipients’ advice to women in the mining industry below:
Kathleen Grandy, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources, Toronto:
Kathleen Autenrieth, Exploration Director, North America, Reno:
Hapsatou Bal, Community Relations Manager, Tasiast:
Bartly Kleven, Environmental Affairs Director, Fort Knox:
“Congratulations to Bartly Kleven, Hapsatou Bal, Kathleen Autenrieth and Kathleen Grandy for their recognition as a WIM100! The WIM100 is a celebration of the inspirational contributions women make to mining so that it is a safer, more sustainable, and stronger industry for all,” said Dr. Stacy Hope, Managing Director at Women in Mining UK. “Each woman has been included for her unique contribution to the mining sector: Bartly has shown resolve for clear leadership with regards to environmental compliance and mining; Hapsatou empowers women through capacity building and engages with men and local authorities to ensure the case for diversity is well understood; Kathleen Autenreith advocates for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in mining; and Kathleen Grandy has initiated deeper conversations around inclusiveness, including racism, mental health, religious diversity, and physical disability.”
Congratulations to our Kinross honourees on being recognized as part of the 2022 WIM100, and to all recipients of the award who are helping to foster a more inclusive industry.