Yukon Women in Mining (YukonWIM) is a regional not for profit organization, founded in 2012, dedicated to the ongoing advancement of a diverse, inclusive, respectful and progressive mineral sector that supports healthy and prosperous Yukon citizens and communities.
a culture where all members feel accepted, are treated fairly and equitably, and are inspired to participate at all levels and want to inspire others to participate.
the recognition of individuals as unique and acknowledging and incorporating the perspectives they provide.
creating an environment of diversity and inclusion gives proper consideration and equal attention to all individuals, values their presence, contributions and sense of worth.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Women have participated as leaders, trailblazers, mentors and community champions of Yukon’s mineral industry for more than a 100 years, beginning with Canadian Mining Hall of Fame inductee Kate Carmack Shaaw Tláa in 1896 and the discovery of gold that kicked off one the most famous global gold rushes.
The Board of Yukon Women in Mining is proud to build on this foundation and is dedicated to ensuring Yukon continues to be a leader nationally and globally by enhancing our diversity and inclusion of women, and under-represented groups, within our sector – to support the success, health and prosperity of YukonWIM members, our Industry and our communities.