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.

Selection Criteria
  1. Identification of opportunity (max. 400 words)

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

  2. Demonstrates outcomes that have made an impact (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 advancement of women in resources (max. 200 words)

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

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if 31 years of age or over as at 31 December 2019

This category recognises an outstanding woman's achievements in her career, leadership skills, resilience in overcoming barriers and accepting new challenges. It also recognises her contribution to the resources sector and broader community.

This nomination should be written to provide a broad overview of the nominee, describing their life journey and background of who they are and how they have arrived at where they are. The nomination should include the nominees’:

  • life and work journey and the challenges faced and overcome along their journey;
  • career achievements and success in their current role; and
  • contribution to the broader resources sector and community

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Life Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her life journey.

    This section should provide judges with an understanding of the nominee's life journey to provide background and context to the nominee's achievements and successes. (Take into consideration such things as personal challenges, education and family background.)

  2. Career/Work Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career/work journey. Include how and why the nominee entered the resources sector and has managed work/life balance.

    This section should provide context and description of the nominee's journey through her work life and the challenges faced and overcome to add weight and context to their current success. (Take into consideration such things as career challenges and barriers.)

  3. Career Achievements(max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including her achievements, milestones accomplishments. Include demonstration of leadership skills and continuous improvement.

  4. Contributions (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's contribution to the resources sector and/or community outside of her career achievements. In what way has the nominee given back to the sector or community?

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if 30 years of age or under as at 31 December 2019

This category recognises an outstanding woman's achievements in her career, leadership skills, resilience in overcoming barriers and accepting new challenges. It also recognises her contribution to the resources sector and broader community.

This nomination should be written to provide a broad overview of the nominee, describing their life journey and background of who they are and how they have arrived at where they are. The nomination should include the nominees’:

  • life and work journey and the challenges faced and overcome along their journey;
  • career achievements and success in their current role; and
  • contribution to the broader resources sector and community

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Life Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her life journey.

    This section should provide judges with an understanding of the nominee's life journey to provide background and context to the nominee's achievements and successes. (Take into consideration such things as personal challenges, education and family background.)

  2. Career/Work Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career/work journey and why she is a role model of a young woman thriving in the WA resources sector. Include how and why the nominee entered the resources sector and has managed work/life balance.

    This section should provide context and description of the nominee’s journey through her work life and the challenges faced and overcome to add weight and context to their current success. (Take into consideration such things as career challenges and barriers.)

  3. Career Achievements (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including her achievements, milestones accomplishments. Include demonstration of leadership skills and continuous improvement.

  4. Contributions (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's contribution to the resources sector and/or community outside of her career achievements. In what way has the nominee given back to the sector or community?

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This category recognises an outstanding woman who has broken new ground for women in non-traditional fields. It also recognises her contribution to the resources sector and broader community.

This nomination should be written to provide a broad overview of the nominee, describing their life journey and background of who they are and how they have arrived at where they are. The nomination should include the nominees':

  • life and work journey and the challenges faced and overcome along their journey;
  • career achievements and success in their current role; and
  • contribution to the broader resources sector and community

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.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  1. Life Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her life journey.

    This section should provide judges with an understanding of the nominee's life journey to provide background and context to the nominee's achievements and successes. (Take into consideration such things as personal challenges, education and family background.)

  2. Career/Work Journey (max. 400 words)

    Describe how the nominee has demonstrated resilience throughout her career/work journey and why she is a role model of a young woman thriving in the WA resources sector. Include how and why the nominee entered the resources sector and has managed work/life balance.

    This section should provide context and description of the nominee’s journey through her work life and the challenges faced and overcome to add weight and context to their current success. (Take into consideration such things as career challenges and barriers.)

  3. Career Achievements (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's career highlights, including her achievements, milestones accomplishments. Include demonstration of leadership skills and continuous improvement.

    This section should provide context on the nominee’s current career role achievement shaped and informed by her journey.

  4. Contributions (max. 400 words)

    Describe the nominee's contribution to the resources sector and/or community outside of her career achievements. In what way has the nominee given back to the sector or community?

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A small to medium company is defined as an organisation that has 1500 or less direct employees

This category recognises a Small to Medium Company that has demonstrated a commitment to increasing the proportion of women in their workplace through the implementation of a gender diversity program or initiative.

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


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. Include why this initiative is important to your operational circumstances.

  2. Demonstration of effectiveness (max. 400 words)

    (Include all supporting data and statistics where available)

    Describe the measurable outcomes that demonstrate the success of this program/initiative. Include measures, targets or desired outcomes set in the development phase, participation rates, success rates and all other targets/measures that worked and/or did not work.

    (Include any additional operational benefits such as improved performance, growing/expanding existing and future talent pool etc.).

  3. Positive workplace and community outcomes (max. 200 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. 150 words)

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

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Large company is defined as an organisation with more than 1500 direct employees

This category recognises a large company that has demonstrated a commitment to increasing the proportion of women in their workplace through the implementation of a gender diversity program, initiative or suite of initiatives.

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.

SELECTION CRITERIA

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

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

  2. Demonstration of effectiveness (max. 400 words) (Include all supporting data and statistics where available)

    Describe the measurable outcomes that demonstrate the success of this program/initiative. Include measures, targets or desired outcomes set in the development phase, participation rates, success rates and all other targets/measures that worked and/or did not work.

    (Include any additional operational benefits such as improved performance, growing/expanding existing and future talent pool etc.).

  3. Positive workplace culture and social license to operate (max. 200 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. 150 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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