Welcoming Zara Boldt to WIMBC's Board of Directors!
Ms. Zara Boldt is a professional accountant (CPA, CGA) who has served as the senior financial executive for several publicly-traded companies in Canada over the course of her career.
Currently, Ms. Boldt is the CFO & Corporate Secretary for Lucara Diamond Corp. and a director and Chair of the Audit Committee for both Bluestone Resources Inc. and Gold Standard Ventures Corp. Before Lucara, she served as the CFO & Corporate Secretary for Kaminak Gold Corporation where she was responsible for corporate due diligence and the negotiation, documentation, and execution of a plan of arrangement for an acquisition transaction valued at $520 million.
Prior to Kaminak, Ms. Boldt served as the Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Stornoway Diamond Corporation where she was a member of the senior management team responsible for arrangingfinancing in excess of $900 million for the development of the Renard Diamond Mine in Quebec.
In addition, Ms. Boldt served as the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary for Strongbow Exploration Inc. for a number of years. Ms. Boldt has a Bachelor of Arts degree (History) from the University of Puget Sound (1994) and she earned a professional accounting designation in 2002.
Welcome to the team, Zara!
Congratulations to WIMBC's Director, Johanna Fipke, on being included in WIM UK's Top 100 Inspirational Women in Mining!
Only two days left until our Annual Holiday Party! Tickets are going fast. Get yours now!
Don't miss WIMBC's Annual Holiday Party!
Dress code: Red&GoldGlamour
Please bring (used or new) clothes to donate to My Sister's Closet. Revenue generated from the sales of clothing helps fund violence prevention and intervention services operated by Battered Women’s Support Services which support over 11,000 women every year.
Monetary donations are also accepted at the event and online.
Celebrate the holiday season with fellow women in mining and show your support for charity!
Tickets: $25 online or $30 at the door (cash only)
The Vancouver Mining Industry's 14th Annual Toy Drive (#miningfortoys) benefiting the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau is taking place from 4-7PM on Dec 13th at Moose's Down Under. Bring an unwrapped toy or make a cash donation at the door & raise a glass of holiday cheer with others in the industry.
Women in Male-Dominated Industries (WIMDI)
Building Relationships with Sponsors
December 13th, 5:30-7:30PM ACL Services (980 Howe St.)
After Mentoring and Impostor Syndrome, Sponsorship of junior or intermediate employees by more senior colleagues is the hottest topic in career management. Sponsors help elevate careers by giving sponsees visibility and support in obtaining new and exciting promotional and development opportunities. You need a support system around yourself professionally just like you need to build a support system in your personal life to succeed.