Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Karen Chovan works with businesses to help them achieve their project management goals using Eco-friendly and efficient resources. She got her start in mining, a field that employs less women than many other industries. Project management has always been a part of her previous jobs, so the transition to project management full time made perfect sense. She explains that more and more industries are becoming aware of sustainability and being environmentally friendly, but many others still have a long way to go before they can call themselves green.

Key Takeaways:

  • In mining all in all, you may be astonished what number of ladies there are yet it is still significantly less than different segments.
  • On the venture administration side, you’ll regularly observe numerous female venture supervisors required with dealing with the ecological evaluation and administrative procedures.
  • After secondary school, I dove into design drafting, then geographical building, dam development administration, natural effect contemplates and overseeing field exercises to bolster that.

“In the most recent Canadian survey by the Mining Industry Human Resources Council, results indicated women represent 17% of the Canadian mining workforce.”

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