There are many career pathways in the marine sector, but do you know what they are? Women, especially, are not encouraged to pursue these jobs. In this panel, six of the industry’s leading women professionals will share with high school and university students their experiences, challenges and opportunities, and will offer the chance to learn more about this essential and fascinating field.
Alexandra Aguilar Del Valle, Founder and Consultant, Green Nautical Miles
Amanda Slade, Marine Safety Inspector, Transport Canada
Cdr Suzanne Appleton, Manager, Department of National Defense
Dana Tremblay, Manager, Talent Strategies, BC Ferries
Elisabeth Charmley, Ocean & Naval Architect, Seaspan Corporation; Photographer
Melanie Nadeau, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)