A maritime career doesn’t always mean a job at sea for female sailors. Let’s take a look at some famous onshore opportunities that women seafarers can choose after sailing.
Throughout history, we have always seen shipping as a male-dominated industry. Over the last two decades, however, brave women have been breaking stereotypes and foraying into the maritime world, creating an identity for themselves.
The Foundation will promote and support women to opt Sailing career and will raise awareness among shipping fraternity about women in seafaring profession
Promoting women’s access to quality employment and senior management level within the maritime sector is a key priority for IMO’s gender and capacity-building programme.
Women at the Helm is a short film which shows how the work of IMO, and others, is beginning to promote change for the better for women in shipping, and highlights first-hand experiences from some of those who have already succeeded.
Being a Chief Engineer of a ship is a big deal; being a Female Chief Engineer is even a bigger one! Juliana, 28, from Brazil is one of the very few woman chief engineers in the world today. She explains how much she loves her exciting life