Josephine Liantono

University of Western Australia

Josephine is currently a Masters of Professional Engineering (Mining Engineering) student at the University of Western Australia, having recently graduated from a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering and Economics. She is the 2020 Recipient of the AusIMM Eprioc Scholarship.

Her journey in the mining industry commenced at the end of her first year of university in 2017. Josephine has undertaken vacation work with Mount Gibson Iron Limited, Fortescue Metals Group, PwC Australia, Deloitte Consulting and BHP Nickel West. Through the various roles, she had the opportunity to work in different facets of the mining industry such as environment and approvals, open-pit and underground mining engineering, metallurgy, external auditing and analytics and cognitive consulting which has developed her strong appreciation of the complex business landscape.

She is currently the Chairperson of UWA Young Engineers, Treasurer of the AusIMM UWA Student Chapter, Secretary of the WA Mining Club Young Professionals and committee member of the UWA Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Prior to these roles, she was the Founding President of Women in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences UWA and Vice-President (Careers) of University Engineers Club.

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