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Network - Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA)

WiMSA creates an empowering network to inspire, support, and develop the progression of women working in the South African mining industry.
Occasionally English South Africa Non-Profit
30 Episodes
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#030 Make Mentoring Matter| What mentees want their mentors to know

We are brave - be brave with us too, please. Raksha Naidoo (WIMSA, Chairperson 2023 - 2024) chats with Unity Makamu (WIMSA 2022 Mentee), Humbulani Havhi (WIMSA 2022 Mentee), Ndamulelo Mutshinya (WIMSA 2022 mentee), and Moyahabo Ntwagae (WIMSA 2022 Mentee) about their experiences as mentees in the Women in Mining…
17 Feb 2023 41 min

#029 Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You!

At the recent WiMSA year-end event where out-going Chair, Petro du Pisani, handed over the reins to Raksha Naidoo, Zoya Mabuto-Mokoditoa delivered a powerful keynote address. Highlighting Raksha's theme for the year of 'Be Bold, Be Brave, Be You!', Zoya shared her thoughts and moving message. Please let us know…
7 Feb 2023 13 min

#028 How mentoring has mattered to the 2022 WiMSA mentees

Raksha Naidoo, WiMSA Deputy Chairperson and WIMSA Mentoring Committee member chats with five of the 2022 WiMSA Mentoring Programme mentees (Ndamulelo Mutshiny, Humbulani Havhi, Ntshuxeko Unity Makamu, Vilencia Parsaraman and Moyahabo Ntwagae) about their journey in the mentoring programme. The conversation starts with an emphasis on being intentional and how…
14 Nov 2022 48 min

#027 Make Mentoring Matter | Busting myths and misconceptions about mentoring

Briony Liber, mentoring Lead for the WIMSA Mentoring Programme, chats with Mbali Milanzi (Tshepa Basadi Group | MD); Melody Mmesetse (WIMSA 2022 mentee and MEng Geotechnical Engineering student); Ndamulelo Mutshinya (WIMSA 2022 mentee and Anglo American Platinum | Section Ventilation Officer) about myths that seem to get in the way…
9 Nov 2022 41 min

#026 Make Mentoring Matter | What mentors want their mentees to know

This episode is one in a series of episodes focussing on Making Mentoring Matter. Briony Liber, (Career and Self Leadership Coach, WIMSA Committee Member and Lead for the WIMSA Mentoring Programme) chats with Maria Combrink, Lauren Gamba, Vilencia Parsaraman, and Pity Pheko on the topic of what mentors want their…
18 Oct 2022 40 min

#025 Unleashing my superpowers | Patience Mpofu

A lesson on how to navigate in a male-dominated mining work environment. In this episode Petro du Pisani speaks to Dr. Patience Mpofu, who is a multi-award winner as one of the most influential women in Mining, and a former Vice President of an Australian listed company. She is a…
30 Aug 2022 34 min

#024 Indaba '22 Conversations | Reflections and Roundup

Guests: Petro Du Pisani (WIMSA, Chairperson), Raksha Naidoo (WIMSA, Deputy Chair), Pity Pheko (WIMSA, Mentoring committee member), Maria Combrink (WIMSA, Committee member) In this episode Briony Liber speaks to fellow committee members Petro du Pisani, Raksha Naidoo, Pity Pheko and Maria Combrink about their recent experiences at the Investing in…
31 May 2022 41 min

#023 Indaba '22 Conversations | Barbara Dischinger

Our Guest: Barbara Dischinger (iWiM | Founder & Director) In this episode of the WiMSA Mining Indaba series, Petro du Pisani speaks to Barbara who explains how iWiM connects women-in-mining (WiM) organisations across the world. She describes how WiM organisations play an important role in promoting and developing women working…
27 May 2022 12 min

#022 Indaba '22 Conversations | Stacy Hope

Ou Guest: Stacy Hope (Women in Mining UK, Managing Director) In this episode of the WIMSA Mining Indaba 2022 podcast series, Briony Liber chats with Stacy about the work that WIMUK is doing to support and promote women in the mining industry including the WIM100 Inspirational Women in Mining Awards…
27 May 2022 9 min

#021 Indaba '22 Conversations | Simone Naicker

Guest: Simone Naicker (My Tiara is a Hard Hat) In this episode of the WIMSA Mining Indaba 2022 series, Briony Liber talks with Simone Naicker, a process engineer at Exxarro Resources and Official Young Engineer Advocate for Mining Indaba 2022. Simone shares some of her journey into the mining industry,…
24 May 2022 15 min

#020 Indaba '22 Conversations | Khosi Sibisi

Guest: Khosi Sibisi (WIMBIZ | Acting CEO and Chairperson of WIMBIZ) In this episode of the WIMSA Mining Indaba 2022 series of podcasts, Briony Liber is in conversation with Khosi Sibisi the Acting CEO and Chairperson of WIMBIZ. Khosi shares an overview of what WIMBIZ is all about and the…
24 May 2022 8 min

#019 Indaba '22 Conversations | Estelle Levin-Nally

Our Guest: Estelle Levin-Nally, (Levin Sources | CEO and Founder) In this episode of the WIMSA Mining Indaba 2022 series, Briony Liber chats with Estelle Levin-Nally, CEO of Levin Resources. We explore issues around artisinal and small scale miners (ASM), the relationships between ASMs and large-scale mining companies and the…
24 May 2022 12 min

#018 Indaba '22 Conversations | Takalani Randima

Our Guest: Takalani Randima, (Shaft Sinkers - United Mining Services Group | Managing Director) In this episode in the Mining Indaba 2022 series, Briony Liber catches up with one of Women in Mining South Africa's newest sponsors, Takalani Randima, Managing Director of Shaft Sinkers - United Mining Services Group. We…
24 May 2022 7 min

#016 Mentoring conversations with our mining engineers

Career insights from our mentors and mentees. Guests: Pity Pheko (WiMSA 2021 mentee/ Production Section Manager / Thungela) Anelisa Zimema (WiMSA 2021 mentee / Mining engineering graduate trainee / Idwala Industrial Holdings) Nkosingiphile Sibisi (WIMSA Mentee 2021 / Miner / Barberton Mines) Thabile Makgala (Exec Eastern Limb / Implats); Mogaleadi…
16 Oct 2021 44 min

#015 Mentoring Programme - Reflections 6 months in

Host: Briony Liber (Briony Liber Coaching) Guests: Raksha Naidoo (Wimsa Vice Chair and mentoring sub committee) Yusavia Naidoo (Mentoring sub committee) In January 2021 Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) launched our mentoring programme - a fully online peer-to-peer mentoring format. In this episode the WIMSA mentoring subcommittee members, Briony…
21 Aug 2021 33 min

#014 Talking to our Patrons | Dr. Thuthula Balfour

Thuthula Balfour | Minerals Council South Africa In this episode WiMSA chairperson, Petro du Pisani, speaks to Dr. Thuthula Balfour, Head of Health for the Minerals Council South Africa. Dr Balfour has headed and coordinated the South African mining industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020. She is also…
14 Jun 2021 30 min

#013 We talk to WiM Argentina

Connecting with other WiM organisations across the world Today's participants: Petro du Pisani (WiMSA | Chairperson) Briony Liber (WiMSA | Mentoring lead) Nora Fiorini (WiM Argentina) This episode is a conversation between Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) and Women in Mining Argentina. We speak about our organizations, our approach…
12 May 2021 27 min

#012 Shine in 2021

Inspiring women to build a better world through mining In this episode Petro and Raksha explain what WiMSA's updated purpose - 'inspiring women to build a better world through mining' means to them. They outline WiMSA's focus areas for 2021 and provide a preview of what members can expect for…
13 Feb 2021 12 min

#011 Women's Month wrap-up

Digital Diaries Episode 4 Mbali Magudulela (Sibanye Stillwater) Nola Xala (Sibanye Stillwater) Lindy Scott (Lindy Scott Creations) This episode wraps up WiMSA's women's month programme. We reflect on the Digital Diaries programme which took place every Thursday in August (2020). Since WiMSA's 2020 drive is FutureFIT, where F stands for…
3 Sep 2020 23 min
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