Utah SME Section

Women in Mining - Utah Chapter Call for Membership

  • 1.  Women in Mining - Utah Chapter Call for Membership

    Posted 12 days ago



    Dear Industry Professionals,


    The newly established Women in Mining Utah Chapter (WIM UT) a part of a nationwide organization composed of individuals employed in, associated with, or interested in the mining industry. We are committed to building a strong WIM network across Utah's mining industry while spreading the word that mining is a great industry to be a part of. 


    WIM UT Chapter Vision: 

    Pioneering the progression of workplace diversity and the involvement of women in mining careers. The Women in Mining Utah Chapter is to empower women and men in the industry by educating, mentoring, and developing women to thrive in their careers and change the perception of the workplace.


    WIM is NOT just for women w/ 40+ WIM organizations globally it is a great time to be a part of WIM!


    2020 Reflection

    • Established WIM UT Professional Non-Profit Organization 
    • Joined with the WIM USA National Organization
    • Started our Monthly Virtual Lunch & Learn (LNL)
    • Launched our Website and Social Media Presence
    • Presented at the UMA 105th Virtual Annual Convention
    • Featured in the UMA December Newsletter
    • Launched our 1st Member Spotlight
    • Supported the U of U WIM Student Chapter's Annual Food Drive

    2021-22 Targets

    • Continue Monthly Virtual LNL
    • Virtual Field Trips 
    • Emphasize women's influence and contribution in mining and nominate them for awards
    • Quarterly events, guest speakers, educational programs (1st post-pandemic host, FLSmidth)
    • Provide opportunities for community outreach 
    • Arrange mining education programs for schools and the public
    • Provide mentorship for WIM Student Chapter members
    • Establish a Scholarship

    Interested in being a part of WIM UT? 

    Membership is only $30 per year. Sign up at, https://www.womeninmining.us/chapters/utah-chapter/   

    Join a committee, host an event, or for any questions contact us at, utahchapter@womeninmining.us


    We look forward to hearing from you!


    Kind Regards,


    WIM UT Leadership 2021/2022

    President: Crystal Darger
    Vice-President: Rebecca Siwale
    Secretary: Nina Astillero
    Treasurer: Aleta Brown

    utahchapter@womeninmining.us



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    Nina Astillero
    Washington Terrace UT United States
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