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"WIM Canada is very excited to have YukonWIM join the expanding network of branches across Canada. We are looking forward to working with YukonWIM to make a positive impact on both women and on the industry"

- WIM Canada President
Jean Lucas (YukonWIM Launch)

"Yukon Women in Mining gives us the opportunity to celebrate the valuable role women play in Yukon's mineral industry. Supporting and enhancing women's contributions to the resource sector is vital to the success of mining in our territory"

- Ranj Pillai, Minister of Economic Development

"As a career option 'the mining industry' has been great for me there are opportunities for international travel, it pays well, and there are plenty of opportunities for independence"

Joanna Ettlinger
YukonWIM President

"...There are wonderful opportunities for women in the mining and resource sector. I truly believe the labour force of tomorrow will be more diverse, innovative and productive"

Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, Government of Canada


 Partner Name                              | Description                                                            | Website

  • Working with membership, Government & First Nation partners and Industry to promote and support a vibrant, healthy, safe and responsible mining and exploration industry in Yukon
  • Provide an annual Mining Directory
  • Annual Geoscience Forum and Trade Show (November) – largest mining and mineral exploration conference North of 60
  • Membership

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  • Educate - about the viability of trades and technology opportunities for women;
  • Recruit - by finding women and employers who would be successful together;
  • Support - potential and present trades women.

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Yukon Women in Mining
#420 - 2237 2nd Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 0K7

Chair  |  Anne Lewis
P: 867-335-1452
E: info@yukonwim.ca

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