Proudly Australian Exceptional Young Woman In Resources 2022

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Fangyuan 'Sandi' Lin from ERA

Proudly Australian Exceptional Young Woman 2022 is Fangyuan ‘Sandi’ Lin from ERA

This award category is for exceptional women under 30 years of age who have worked in the resources sector from one to five years, in any occupation.  This category recognises an outstanding young woman who has shown significant promise and achieved significant milestones in her career to date.  It also recognises her ability to network and mentor other young women.

Sandi Lin is working as an Environmental Engineer in the Closure team at ERA. After completing a Masters in Environmental Engineering, Sandi joined the Rio Tinto ERA Graduate Program with enthusiasm and ambition, showing great promise. Sandi completed the rotation graduate program working on various multi-disciplinary projects within the business and was promoted into an Environmental Engineering role at ERA. Sandi has challenged herself socially and professionally since leaving China in 2014 and is now a proud permanent resident of Australia. Sandi believes inclusion and diversity is where everyone is treated equitably with respect and fairness. Sandi serves on the Young Engineers Australia (YEA) Committee, and is an active member of the Ranger Women’s Network. In addition to this, Sandi is an ERA Peer supporter and trained in appropriate methods of assisting others in her team or work area who are affected by stress. She is an advocate for mental health and stress in the workplace and is also driving programs to support international students entering the workforce in Australia. Sandi is enjoying her current challenge in Closure and associated studies to deliver best-in-class Rehabilitation.