Pioneer Women in Extractives Awards (PWEA) Africa Chapter Nomination

Miriam Mimo Kamau was nominated for the Pioneer Women in Extractives Awards (PWEA) Africa Chapter which provides a global platform to showcase female talent in Africa’s extractives industry whilst celebrating gallant women who have made remarkable contributions to empower and pave way for other women in Africa and the World.


Congratulations to Miriam Mimo Kamau who won the Africa Entrepreneur of the year in Extractives Award and still being on top in 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining UK.





Kijiji cha Kamtonga kinakabiliwa na uhaba wa maji na ukame


Voices of Women Artisanal and Small Scale Miners in Kenya



Miriam Wairimu Kamau is the latest appointment to the ICA Board of Directors.

Mining in Kenya, gemmologist Ms. Kamau has experience in processing gem materials from rough to full cut polished minerals, cutting, sorting and marketing.

For 17 years, Kamau has been a successful gemstone dealer, miner and jewelry artist.

This past year, success included being voted as one of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining.

Welcome to the Board!

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INTERVIEW – Kenyan dealer-miner plans listings of African gemstones on Gembridge platform

Miriam Mimo Kamau, a Kenyan gemstone dealer and miner who rose from humble beginnings to be designated Gembridge’s African “ambassador”, has ambitious plans to list a variety of exceptional African-sourced coloured gemstones on the digital trading platform.

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TOP 100 Women in Mining

3 Kenyan women have been recognized as being top 100 women in mining in the world!!!

– Miriam Kamau – Mimo Gems and AWEIK board member
– Elizabeth Kyalo – Port and Shippibg Manager, Base Titanium
– Melba Wasunna, External Affairs, Base Titanium and AWEIK Chairperson


Miriam Kamau Looks Back

Miner and dealer Miriam Kamau discusses her entry into the gem trade and her current mining activities in Kenya.

Mimo of Mimogems