Last Wednesday night I attended a WIM (UK) speed mentoring event, the first such event to be held in the UK outside of London. 18 women and 2 men met to network and enjoy a 3-course dinner at the Princess Pavilion, Falmouth, Cornwall.
|Mentors and mentees at the WIM(UK) event on Wednesday June 22|
The cards show the table names!
|Amanda Wills (MEI) and|
Victoria Lowe (Wolf Minerals)
|Holly Elliot (CSM) and Dee Bradshaw|
(Uni of Cape Town)
|Eleonore Lebre |
(Sustainable Minerals Institute)
Once we moved on to our mains, Caroline and I were joined by Holly Elliot, a research fellow at CSM, and Kathryn Hadler, a lecturer in minerals processing at Imperial College London, and conversation moved on to how to maintain your career whilst starting a family.
For dessert we were joined by Narina Shorland, of Wardell Armstrong, and Eleonore Lebre, a research student at the Centre for Social Responsibility at the University of Queensland's Sustainable Minerals Institute.
|Beth Simons (CSM), Shafiq Alam (Memorial University of Newfoundland),|
Narina Shorland (Wardell Armstrong) and Sally Norcross-Webb
(Stephens Scown LLP)
|Kim-Marie Clothier (North Coast Consulting), Holly Elliot (CSM)|
and Sarah-Jane Williams (Stephens Scown LLP))
|Dee Bradshaw (Uni of Cape Town) and|
Kathryn Hadler (Imperial College)
|Frances Wall (CSM), Amanda Wills (MEI) and |
Narina Shorland (Wardell Armstrong)
|John Wilton (Antofagasta) and Mary O'Neil (CSM)|