Categories and Eligibility

This category recognises and awards an individual, male or female, who has encouraged, promoted and advocated for the attraction, retention and promotion of women in the resources sector.

Who can enter?

CME is seeking nominations for men and women who;

  • Work in the WA resources sector; and
  • Demonstrate excellence in the following areas

The nominee must demonstrate excellence in the following areas:
(You may like to consider the following characteristics of a gender diversity champion: visible leadership, affecting positive cultural change, implementing or supporting gender diversity initiatives and promotion of women in resources inside and/or outside of their company)

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates a record of advocacy for women in resources (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has encouraged, promoted and advocated for women in resources. 

  2. Demonstrates outcomes/impacts of advocacy and their sustainability  (max. 400 words)

    Describe the outcomes of the above advocacy opportunities (including any statistics), which demonstrate the impact, breadth and sustainability of the nominee's advocacy for women in their company and sector.

  3. Demonstrates an understanding of the benefits of a diverse workforce (max. 200 words)

    Describe how the nominee's actions and outcomes outlined above, align with their understanding of the benefits of a diverse workforce.

  4. Demonstrates a vision for the participation of women in resources (max. 200 words)

    Describe the nominee's personal vision for women in the Western Australian resources sector.

31 years of age or over as at 31 December 2017
This category recognises an outstanding woman's achievements in her career, leadership skills, resilience in seeking out and accepting new challenges and contribution to contemporary industry issues in the resources sector.

Who can enter?

CME is seeking nominations for women who;

  • Work in the WA resources sector
  • Work in a professional or specialist role
  • Aged 31 years or over as at 31 December 2017; and
  • Demonstrate excellence in the following areas

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates significant achievements in their career (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including her achievements, milestones accomplished and contribution to contemporary industry issues (such as innovation & productivity, Science Technology Engineering and Maths-STEM initiatives, diversity &inclusion, education & training, environment, safety & wellbeing or community engagement).

  2. Demonstrates resilience in seeking out and meeting career and personal challenges  (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career and life journey, evidence of leadership and why she is a great role model of a woman thriving in the WA resources sector. (Take into consideration such things as career/personal challenges, flexible work arrangements, demonstration of leadership, mentoring other women and/or company support).

  3. Consideration of responsibilities and interests outside of work  (max. 200 words)

    Tell us about what the nominee likes to do outside of work that helps her to maintain motivation and productivity in her career and helps to promote the resources sector. (Take into consideration family and caring responsibilities, study and development, community contribution, health and recreation interests, cultural involvement and/or company support).

30 years of age or under as at 31 December 2017 (proof of age required)
This category recognises an outstanding young woman who has shown significant promise and achieved significant career milestones and contribution to contemporary industry issues in their career to date in the resources sector.

Who can enter?

CME is seeking nominations for women who;

  • Work in the WA resources sector
  • Work in a professional or specialist role
  • Are aged 30 years or under as at 31 December 2017; and
  • Demonstrate excellence in the following areas

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates significant achievements in their career (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including her achievements, milestones accomplished, accelerated promotion, emerging leadership skills and contribution to contemporary industry issues (such as innovation & productivity, Science Technology Engineering and Maths-STEM initiatives, diversity &inclusion, education & training, environment, safety & wellbeing or community engagement).

  2. Demonstrates resilience in seeking out and meeting career and personal challenges  (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career and life journey, evidence of leadership and why she is a great role model of a woman thriving in the WA resources sector. (Take into consideration such things as career/personal challenges, flexible work arrangements, demonstration of leadership, mentoring other women and/or company support).

  3. Consideration of responsibilities and interests outside of work  (max. 200 words)

    Tell us about what the nominee likes to do outside of work that helps her to maintain motivation and productivity in her career and helps to promote the resources sector. (Take into consideration family and caring responsibilities, study and development, community contribution, health and recreation interests, cultural involvement and/or company support).

This category recognises an outstanding woman who has broken new ground for women in non-traditional fields and made a contribution to contemporary industry issues in the resources sector. 

Job roles (with vocational qualifications) in this category may include Production Technician, Control Room Panel Relief Technician, Production Specialist, Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Specialist, Lab Technician/Analyst, Process Operator, Control Attendant, Planner, Machine/Plant Operator, Electrician, Fitter, Plumbers, Boilermaker and Welder.

Who can enter?

CME is seeking nominations for women who;

  • Work in the WA resources sector
  • Work in a trade, operator or technician role; and
  • Demonstrate excellence in the following areas

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Demonstrates significant achievements in their career (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including vocational qualifications, innovative technical solutions/products developed, milestones accomplished and contribution to contemporary industry issues (such as innovation & productivity, Science Technology Engineering and Maths-STEM initiatives, diversity &inclusion, education & training, environment, safety & wellbeing or community engagement).

  2. Demonstrates resilience in seeking out and meeting career and personal challenges  (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career and life journey and why she is a great role model of a woman thriving in a non-traditional role in the WA resources sector. (Take into consideration such things as career/personal challenges, flexible work arrangements, demonstration of leadership, mentoring other women and contribution to her company).

  3. Consideration of responsibilities and interests outside of work (max. 200 words)

    Tell us about what the nominee likes to do outside of work that helps her to maintain motivation and productivity in her career and helps to promote the resources sector. (Take into consideration family and caring responsibilities, study and development, community contribution, health and recreation interests, cultural involvement and/or company support).

This category recognises a company which has shown excellence and innovation in gender diversity programs and demonstrated outstanding performance in increasing the proportion of women in their workplaces.

Companies, who have shown increases in the proportion of women in non-traditional roles, or programs which have been successfully implemented for longer than 12 months will be particularly highly regarded.

Who is eligible to enter?

CME is seeking nominations from companies who have developed innovative initiatives and strategies to increase female participation in their workforce. 



SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Identification and development of the opportunity (max. 300 words)

    Describe the problem/opportunity that this initiative was designed to address and the process undertaken to develop and implement this initiative.  (Include any KPI's created)

  2. Demonstration of effectiveness (max. 400 words)

    (Include impacts, benefits and lessons learned and any supporting data and statistics)
    Describe the measurable outcomes that demonstrate the success of this initiative.  Include targets set in the development phase, participation rates, success rates or other targets that have measured what worked and/or didn't work. (Include any additional operational benefits such as improved performance, decreased staff turnover, reduced absenteeism etc)

  3. Positive workplace culture and social license to operate (max. 300 words)

    Describe the benefits the initiative has made to the workplace culture, employees and/or the local community or communities in which the company operates. (Include how the initiative has enhanced attraction/retention of women)

  4. Transferability across the industry (max. 300 words)

    Describe how the initiative can be used, modified or transferred to other settings or industries.  If relevant, describe how the initiative has been successfully transferred to other settings or industries.      
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