Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Event Series

When: March 11 2021

Where: Brisbane, Australia


Celebrate the achievements of women in mining at AusIMM’s International Women’s Day Brisbane event.

This special luncheon will feature a presentation from high-profile keynote speaker, Yemi Penn.

Yemi’s keynote presentation will align with the 2021 International Women’s Day theme of #ChooseToChallenge.

Inspiring attendees about how we can choose to challenge gender stereotypes, celebrate women’s achievements and collectively create an inclusive world.


Yemi Penn - Success coach: Engineering powerful people

Yemi Penn is a global thought leader on empowerment and resilience. An engineer by profession, Yemi is a champion and tireless advocate for equality and equity in STEM fields. As an entrepreneur and mindset coach, she is an advocate for self-empowerment and resilience as tools to get organisations back on track with wellness and productivity.

Yemi is a force to be reckoned with and has inspired audiences across Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, where she recently delivered her first TED talk at TEDxOcala in Florida.

She is a sought-after speaker and facilitator on the topic of Wellness and she recently facilitated the Lucy Mentor Program for the University of Technology Sydney. Yemi focuses on traditional and more modern neuro linguistic methods of transformation to achieve goals. She is an investor for the Women’s Business School, Australia, and is a supporter of the 2020 Ausmumpreneur Awards.

Yemi has worked with companies across the Engineering sector on large projects such as Crossrail, High Speed Two and Sydney Metro in various roles; underpinning her work with clarity and inclusion.

Yemi has spoken at ANSTO Australia for International Women’s Day 2020 focusing on resilience and the need for change in STEM. She also represented Australia at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, forming part of the Female Founders Mission group and spoke at the Women’s Economic Forum in London.

As a serial entrepreneur Yemi has been featured in a number of worldwide media outlets sharing her story and tips to become the best version of ourselves.

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