WIMnet VIC – Webinar: Where to next for Women in the Mining Industry?
How far have we come and what does the future hold?
Date: Wednesday 18th November 2020
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEDT
AusIMM Member – Free
Non Member – $20.00
Students – Free
Please note: Registrants who cannot join the webinar at the scheduled time will receive a link to the recording to watch at a later time convenient to them.
To present a brief snapshot on where we have been historically, and what the future holds for women in the industry, in relation to career development, diversity & inclusion, work/life balance, flexible working sustainability, advancements in technology and the changes/impacts this may have for women.
Lydia will discuss her career progression, the importance of diversity in the workplace, opportunities for women from advancements in technology and answers your questions on what the future may hold for women in the mining sector
Attendees will be able to gain insight from a career professional with a long history in the industry and interact/ask relevant questions related to Lydia’s insight into how the industry is set to develop in future years.
About the Speaker
Lydia is a highly skilled and experienced Chartered Professional Engineer. Her career spans the engineering consultancy, construction and mining industries across multiple continents. Lydia is currently the Engineering Manager at BHP where she utilises her significant experience in project leadership to adopt innovative and collaborative approaches to engineering design and project delivery. Lydia enjoys promoting and advancing programs and policies that build and support the creation of stable and innovative engineering practices.
Lydia was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her contribution to Engineering. Lydia also holds a Master of Engineering Science, a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and is an Engineering Executive and Fellow of Engineers Australia. Lydia is Co-chair of the National Civil College Board and also sits on the UQ Engineering Civil College Board and the Advisory Board for Top 100 Women. Lydia is also a member of the Infrastructure Advisory Committee and Professional Standards Committee for Engineers Australia, illustrating her passion to the engineering community and increasing the profile of the profession.