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Pioneering Diversity: Ana Gabriela Juarez's Impact on Mining.

November 27, 2023 Jason Birkevold Liem Season 4 Episode 22
Pioneering Diversity: Ana Gabriela Juarez's Impact on Mining.
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Pioneering Diversity: Ana Gabriela Juarez's Impact on Mining.
Nov 27, 2023 Season 4 Episode 22
Jason Birkevold Liem

In this episode of the It's an Inside Job podcast, we interview Ana Gabriela Juarez, a trailblazing professional in the mining industry. Ana shares her journey as a woman in mining, challenges stereotypes, and highlights the importance of diversity. She also discusses her personal adversities, resilience, and her book inspiring children to explore mining and STEM. Join us as we explore Ana's inspiring story of determination and transformation. Connect with Ana and check out her book, "The Adventures of Ana in the Mine." Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for more empowering episodes.

Ana Gabriela Juárez, a distinguished Guatemalan professional, has left an indelible mark in international mining. Recognized for her leadership in empowering women in mining and her educational initiatives in Central America, Ana Gabriela was honored as one of the Top 100 Most Inspirational Women in Mining globally in 2022, a first for Guatemala and Central America. She also made history as one of the first Central American women on the Board of Directors of a globally listed mining company on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

With over 15 years of experience in environmental projects in the mining and energy sectors on four continents, Ana Gabriela currently serves as President of Canadian operations at CTA Consultoría y Tecnología Ambiental, a Guatemalan environmental consulting company operating in 19 countries across four continents.

Additionally, Ana Gabriela is the founder of Women in Mining Central America, promoting women's empowerment in mining and educational opportunities for girls in STEM and mining in the region. She also holds positions as President at A2J Minerals and a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of Royal Road Minerals (TSXV:RYR).

Ana Gabriela's dedication to advancing gender equality and her focus on environmental and social sustainability are defining qualities that make her a beacon of inspiration in the mining industry. Her leadership continues to leave a lasting impact in international mining.

Ana Juarez's contact info:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ctaanajuarez
Website:  http://www.cta-consultoria.com/
Book:  http://anagabrielajuarez.com/

Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
0:00:46 Introducing Ana Gabriela Juarez: Resilience in Mining
0:04:34 Introduction and Background of Ana Gabriela Juarez
0:13:22 Embracing Differences and Overcoming Challenges as a Female in Mining
0:17:55 Having the Courage to Take the Bold Step
0:22:44 Identifying Gaps in Education and Inspiring Change
0:24:50 The Journey of Ana Juarez: Empowering Women in Mining
0:27:07 Moving to Canada and Family Challenges
0:29:18 Reflecting on the Impact on Her Son
0:29:34 Living in the Present, Ignoring the Future
0:29:43 A Life-Altering Change and Rethinking Priorities
0:34:53 Finding Strength and Appreciation in Difficult Times
0:37:03 Giving Back and the Journey of Writing a Book
0:45:30 Writing Concisely: Art and Science in Itself
0:49:52 A Profound Wake-Up Call and Second Chance

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In this episode of the It's an Inside Job podcast, we interview Ana Gabriela Juarez, a trailblazing professional in the mining industry. Ana shares her journey as a woman in mining, challenges stereotypes, and highlights the importance of diversity. She also discusses her personal adversities, resilience, and her book inspiring children to explore mining and STEM. Join us as we explore Ana's inspiring story of determination and transformation. Connect with Ana and check out her book, "The Adventures of Ana in the Mine." Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for more empowering episodes.

Ana Gabriela Juárez, a distinguished Guatemalan professional, has left an indelible mark in international mining. Recognized for her leadership in empowering women in mining and her educational initiatives in Central America, Ana Gabriela was honored as one of the Top 100 Most Inspirational Women in Mining globally in 2022, a first for Guatemala and Central America. She also made history as one of the first Central American women on the Board of Directors of a globally listed mining company on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

With over 15 years of experience in environmental projects in the mining and energy sectors on four continents, Ana Gabriela currently serves as President of Canadian operations at CTA Consultoría y Tecnología Ambiental, a Guatemalan environmental consulting company operating in 19 countries across four continents.

Additionally, Ana Gabriela is the founder of Women in Mining Central America, promoting women's empowerment in mining and educational opportunities for girls in STEM and mining in the region. She also holds positions as President at A2J Minerals and a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of Royal Road Minerals (TSXV:RYR).

Ana Gabriela's dedication to advancing gender equality and her focus on environmental and social sustainability are defining qualities that make her a beacon of inspiration in the mining industry. Her leadership continues to leave a lasting impact in international mining.

Ana Juarez's contact info:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ctaanajuarez
Website:  http://www.cta-consultoria.com/
Book:  http://anagabrielajuarez.com/

Chapters

0:00:09 Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
0:00:46 Introducing Ana Gabriela Juarez: Resilience in Mining
0:04:34 Introduction and Background of Ana Gabriela Juarez
0:13:22 Embracing Differences and Overcoming Challenges as a Female in Mining
0:17:55 Having the Courage to Take the Bold Step
0:22:44 Identifying Gaps in Education and Inspiring Change
0:24:50 The Journey of Ana Juarez: Empowering Women in Mining
0:27:07 Moving to Canada and Family Challenges
0:29:18 Reflecting on the Impact on Her Son
0:29:34 Living in the Present, Ignoring the Future
0:29:43 A Life-Altering Change and Rethinking Priorities
0:34:53 Finding Strength and Appreciation in Difficult Times
0:37:03 Giving Back and the Journey of Writing a Book
0:45:30 Writing Concisely: Art and Science in Itself
0:49:52 A Profound Wake-Up Call and Second Chance

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podcast, interview, Ana Gabriela Juarez, mining industry, woman in mining, stereotypes, diversity, adversities, resilience, book, inspiring children, STEM, determination, transformation, "The Adventures of A

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Introduction to It's an Inside Job podcast
Introducing Ana Gabriela Juarez: Resilience in Mining
Introduction and Background of Ana Gabriela Juarez
Embracing Differences and Overcoming Challenges as a Female in Mining
Having the Courage to Take the Bold Step
Identifying Gaps in Education and Inspiring Change
The Journey of Ana Juarez: Empowering Women in Mining
Moving to Canada and Family Challenges
Reflecting on the Impact on Her Son
Living in the Present, Ignoring the Future
A Life-Altering Change and Rethinking Priorities
Finding Strength and Appreciation in Difficult Times
Giving Back and the Journey of Writing a Book
Writing Concisely: Art and Science in Itself
A Profound Wake-Up Call and Second Chance