BHP Billiton presents the 2017 QRC/WIMARQ International Women's Day Breakfast

QRC in partnership with BHP Billiton and WIMARQ presents the 2016 International Women’s Day Breakfast.

Date:  Wednesday 8 March 2017

Time:  7.15am to 9.30am

Venue:  Sofitel Hotel, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane

 

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BHP Billiton in partnership with the QRC and Women in Mining and Resources Queensland (WIMARQ) presents the 2017 International Women’s Day Breakfast and Resources Awards for Women.

Inspirational speaker Turia Pitt, an Australian mining engineer, author and bushfire burns survivor will be the keynote speaker at this prestigious event.

Renowned for her pure grit, indomitable spirit and passion for humanitarian work, Turia has inspired people the world over.

In 2011, Turia, a former model , fitness junkie and successful mining engineer  was caught in a firestorm while competing in a 100km ultramarathon in Western Australia. She was choppered out of the remote desert barely alive, with full thickness burns to 64 per cent of her body.

Surviving against overwhelming odds Turia has gone on to thrive in the ultimate story of triumph over adversity.  wimbhpqrc400

The breakfast will also include the presentation of the 12th annual Resources Awards for Women.

Winners of these awards become finalists in the Women in Resources National Awards, where in 2016, Queensland took out two of the five categories.

Click here for the award nomination forms.

We look forward to seeing you at this premier event on the QRC and WIMARQ calendar.

Contact  Caroline Morrissey

 

or P 07 3316 2507 for more information.