The WIMWA Mentoring Programme is a professionally created and structured mentoring programme designed to support women in developing skills to grow and advance their careers. This is a short, powerful scheme which requires you to really understand where you want to get to. Successfully matching depends on you being able to articulate your needs so the right match can be made. Many previous mentees have found that filling in the application form helps them to reflect on their experiences and work out what they are looking for.
The programme is open to those who are currently employed in the mining and resources sector and is not available to students. We encourage applications from all disciplines and areas of the mining and resources sector: including operational, technical, people management and human resources, automation and business roles.
Due to the high number of applications not everyone will get matched. However there are a number of common mistakes that you can avoid:
• Fill in every section of the application form with as much specific detail/information as possible. The best application forms avoid generic statements and really showcase the achievements and personality of the applicant.
• Be clear and honest about your goals – if you can’t define a goal you probably aren’t ready to take part in this programme.
• Make sure you follow all the submission details as outlined on the application form
The programme launch is scheduled for Friday July 21st Participation at the launch event is a crucial part of the success of the program and attendance is compulsory. The launch will start with a networking lunch for the mentees followed by an induction session and a networking sundowner.
Applications are now closed for 2023. We will welcome applications in September for the next program which will start in February 2024.
Sponsored by Rio Tinto Iron Ore and AngloGold Ashanti