Women in Shipping Virtual Summit

Event Date:
Start at 12:00 AM
September 20, 2021 - September 21, 2021

This two-day summit is designed to support professional growth and career development, create opportunities and lead organisations to take a strategic approach to diversity and inclusion in shipping.


The impact of COVID

  • Impact of public health policies on women – remote work, homeschooling, performance
  • The impact of digitization on communication, training and work relationships
  • Mental health – nutrition, mental hygiene, vaccination & dealing with anxiety

Sustainable people policies

  • Worthy initiatives for women working on board and on-shore
  • The future of work – smart policies built around inclusion
  • Building resilience, amplifying our voice and raising your profile

Time for change?

  • Whether by choice, or forced, career change is a great opportunity to get what you want
  • Personal branding – how to prepare yourself for change and plan it
  • Career clinic – timely advice on designing your career path

This two-day summit featured a line-up of some of the most impressive names in shipping, both men and women, who told the story of their journey through the industry to inspire and empower your personal career development.

Our practical sessions focused on dealing with very specific, day-to-day challenges your colleagues in the industry have identified as problematic so that you left with a set of practical advice and tools you could use on your first day back in the office.