Leading Women in Mining is a video series showcasing female role models in the sector who, by sharing their career journeys and lessons learned, are aiming to inspire and advance tomorrow’s women leaders in mining.

Leading Women in Mining Interviews

Janet Lee-Sheriff

Executive Chair, C2C Gold Corp.
President, Group 11 Technologies Ltd.
President, Yukon Mint Corp.
President & Founder, Newfoundland Gold
Janet is an experienced industry leader with more than 20 years’ experience in mining, sustainability, community engagement and Indigenous consultation.

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Sophie Bergeron

Vice President, HSEC Rio Tinto Minerals
Sophie is a highly experienced pioneer with more than 20 years’ experience in mining, sustainability and operations.

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Pamela Ellemers 

Principal Mineral Resource Manager – Canada, De Beers Group Technical and Sustainability
Pamela’s career in the mining industry has spanned more than 25 years, hear about the variety of leadership roles she’s held and her diverse experience with De Beers Group Canada.

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Jennifer Maki

Member Board Of Directors at Pan American Silver Corp., Baytex Energy Corp., and Franco-Nevada Corporation
As an industry trailblazer with extensive experience in leadership roles, Jennifer has made a significant impact in the mining sector and is a strong role model for women in the industry.

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Wendy King

Senior Vice President – Risk, ESG and General Counsel, Capstone Copper 
Wendy King discusses lessons learned, career success factors, and the role of women in driving innovation and enabling success in the sector.

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Kelly Stark-Anderson

Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs & General Counsel, Dundee Precious Metals Inc 

Kelly Stark-Anderson discusses key success factors from sport that helped her carve out a successful career to opportunities that will create pathways for women in mining.

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Effie Simanikas

North American Mining Executive and board member and Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada award recipient 

Effie Simanikas discusses how perseverance in the face of challenges helped her carve a successful career in mining.

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