MCA was proud and excited to announce the winners of the BHP 2020 Women in Resources National Awards.
The six winners were selected from a field of 37 high achievers and deserving finalists, with so much talent that four highly commended acknowledgments were also given.
These awards show the significant role women play in improving the industry across all sectors and at all levels. They also highlight the diverse, challenging and rewarding careers in STEM, social sciences and trades on offer across the resources industry. MCA will be sharing their stories on social media over the coming weeks.
Dyno Nobel Exceptional Woman in Australian Resources Award
Winner – Renata Roberts, The Bloomfield Group
Highly Commended – Dr Rishelle Hume, Chevron Australia
Newcrest Exceptional Young Woman in Australian Resources Award
Winner – Kathryn Young, BHP
Highly Commended – Vanessa Bullock, Woodside Energy
Rio Tinto Gender Diversity Champion in Australian Resources Award
Winner – Brett Robins, Bell Bay Aluminium
Highly Commended – Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group
St Barbara Excellence in Company Programs and Performance Award
Winner – Vanessa Davies, Compass Group
Maptek Women in Resources Technological Innovation Award
Winner – Larnie Mackay, Anglo American
Thiess Outstanding Australian Tradeswoman, Operator or Technician Award
Winner – Jennifer Ward, Newmont
Highly Commended – Peita Heffernan, Glencore
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