THE resource industry’s gender diversity expert, the Australian Women in Resources Alliance (AWRA), is pleased to announce a series of new events aiming to improve women’s participation across the mining, oil and gas industries.

Join your resource industry peers in Perth on 19 November 2014 for the 2014 AWRA Forum – a unique opportunity to explore workforce diversity and learn practical strategies to attract, recruit and retain women in your workforce.

The Forum will feature a key line-up of leaders in gender diversity, including:

  • Stuart Forrester, Operations Manager, Iluka Resources
  • Debra Briscoe, Executive General Manager, Morris Corporation
  • A top workplace diversity representative from Leighton Contractors

Delegates at the AWRA Forum will also receive a copy of the AWRA Way Forward Guides to provide support for those coming on board for the journey toward gender diversity.

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Also, don’t miss the upcoming series of AWRA Webinars:

Webinar: ‘Gender Specific Focus Groups’
1 October 2014 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm (AEST)

Learn how to connect with your female workforce and stay ahead to support the women in your team.


  • Fiona Rose, ANZ Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Jacobs
  • Marry Matthews, Organisational Development Senior Officer, Georgiou

Click here to register.

Webinar: ‘Practical solutions to addressing gender diversity’
6 November 2014 | 11:30am – 12:30pm (AEST)

Presented by the resource industry’s diversity leaders, learn some best practice strategies for improving women’s participation in your workforce.


  • Lisa Morgan, Group Manager, Change, Transition and Inclusion, Thiess
  • Alice Macfarlane, Organisational Development Advisor, MMGick here for more information.

Click here to register.