In today's episode of The Inspire Podcast, Bart Egnal speaks to Anna Tudela who is the Vice-President of Diversity, Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary at Goldcorp Inc. They discuss what is involved in developing equity in the work place.
Anna is the founder of the Creating Choices program at Goldcorp. Creating Choices is a training, development and mentoring program for women of all levels. It started in 2010 and was rolled out across Goldcorp's operations in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Chile, Argentina, Canada and the United States. Creating Choices aims to help women understand opportunities for growth within the company.
Here are some moments from their conversation:
Importance of mentors. (4:43)
Gender inequity in Peru. (5:21)
Why did women in mining need a unique program? (9:29)
Partnering with The Humphrey Group. (10:20)
The Creating Choices program. (12:02)
Reaction from general managers at Goldcorp. (15:09)
Success stories. (19:13)
3 Pieces of advice for mid-career women. (21:18)
Importance of networking. (22:48)
Call to action. (27:37)
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