The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) and the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) together with Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI) spearhead this year’s “Search for 100 Women in Minerals Development | 100 Special Stories”. The search is in line with the Centennial Celebration of International Women’s Month that marks 100 years of celebrating the economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women. It will give recognition to women who have shown excellence in their fields and who have contributed outstanding accomplishments in developing the mining sector and made significant impacts in the lives of people living in the host and neighboring communities of mining projects. The search will also document the success stories of the honorees and their role as catalysts in community and national development.
The Search for 100 Women in Minerals Development, 100 Special Stories will cover 8 major categories that honors outstanding Community Leaders, Women Entrepreneurs, Environment Stewards, Government Leaders, Safety and Health Practitioners, Information, Advocacy and Media Practitioners, Educators, and Young Leaders.
Criteria for the search will be based on leadership and pioneering spirit, creative solutions and approaches, impact to the community/company/industry and country and ethical leadership. All nominees must be Filipino citizens directly or indirectly involved in the development of the mining sector, must not be a member of the Project Steering Committee or Board of Jurors of the 100 Women in Minerals Development Project and must be of good moral character. Posthumous nominations are also accepted.
For information and nominations, visit www.chamberofmines.com.ph. Queries may also be directed to the secretariat at 635-4123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations will end midnight of 30 September 2011.