Barbara Dischinger worked in executive search for 15 years covering STEM sectors of which 9 years in mining prior to joining the WISE Campaign in 2015 to advance her knowledge of Diversity & Inclusion. At WISE, Barbara is responsible for liaising with existing members, extending WISE’s reach to new organisations as well as organising member events. Most of the organisations she looks after are in the rail and transport, construction, engineering and energy sectors.
Barbara is passionate about the advancement & promotion of women. She set up Women in Mining UK in 2006 and International Women in Mining in 2007. She manages the day-to-day operation of International Women in Mining and leads on some of its projects. She also sits on the steering committee of Women in Rail