• Presents the WIM Seal, developed in conjunction with the Mine Academy, as a distinction for mining companies and suppliers committed to equity.

Hermosillo, Son. During the inauguration of the new board of directors of Women In Mining (WIM) Mexico, the new president Doris Vega, indicated that she will work to promote the WiM Seal, a distinction that will be awarded to Mining, Supplier and Service Companies that have and apply mechanisms that guarantee recruitment under equitable conditions.

"It is an initiative that arises from the growing need to foster favorable climates in our sector's organizations that foster development, inclusion and equity for women," said Doris Vega in her first speech as president.

The New Steering Committee -2022 to 2025-, has the challenge of generating actions that impact the entire mining industry in the country. Jaime Gutiérrez, president of the Mining Chamber of Mexico (CAMIMEX), protested to the board of directors. On the other hand,

Doris Vega reported that the WiM Seal, which is developed in conjunction with the mine academy digital ecosystem, also includes that companies guarantee an increase in female participation from operational positions to senior management.

As well as not discriminating by gender in work remuneration, having clear policies that prevent workplace and sexual harassment, providing infrastructure and specific equipment to meet gender requirements.

Guarantee the balance between work, personal and family life of its collaborators and collaborators; take care of the health and safety of its staff, covering the needs by gender; and, promote opportunities for career development among women.

In addition, Doris Vega thanked Ana María González, outgoing president, for her inspiration and "sensitivity that allowed us to be this movement today that is already bearing its first fruits for the benefit of current mining companies, leaving a legacy of equality and equity for future generations. ”.

Luis Humberto Vázquez, president of the Association of Mining Engineers, Metallurgists and Geologists of Mexico (AIMMGM), and Ramón Luna, president of the AIMMGM Distrito Sonora, the state where the swearing-in event was held, were at the swearing-in ceremony.

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