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Changing Tides: Engaging Women in Ocean Industries
September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
On Wednesday, September 16, we are talking with some of the most influential women in the ocean industry about their journey in the blue economy and the challenges faced by female workers who are considering ocean careers. Wendy Watson-Wright will lead the discussion with panelists Cheri Butt, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC), Sandra Greer, Corporate Director, ret’d President & CEO of Amirix/Vemco, Niru Somayajula, President & CEO of Sensor Technology Ltd, and Denise King, Vice President, Market Analysis, Planning and Support for Amirix Systems Inc.
About Changing Tides:
Changing Tides: Discussing diversity in the ocean industry is a panel discussion series addressing underrepresented workers in the blue economy.
Each month, we will be speaking with leaders in the ocean economy on the following topics, supporting the advancement of African Canadians in ocean tech, encouraging economic growth for Indigenous-owned companies, making space for women, scoping and retaining skilled immigrants and international student graduates, and shifting gears mid-career.