By Ruxandra Bosilca
This episode kicks off a special Sea Control podcast series focusing on women in maritime security. Dr. Jessica Larsen joins the program to discuss the importance of gender equality in the maritime sector, the main gender stereotypes that women face at sea, a number of initiatives addressing equality and inclusion in maritime professions, and more.
1. Women in Maritime, IMO’s Gender Programme.
2. “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community,” Kitada, M., Carballo Piñeiro, L. & Mejia, M.Q, WMU J Marit Affairs 18, 525–530, 2019.
4. “Barriers to work highlighted by female seafarers at European Shipping Week,“ Nautilus International, February 24, 2020.
Ruxandra Bosilca is a Research Fellow at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and the Social Media Coordinator for CIMSEC.
Contact the CIMSEC podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.