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 Our journey is defined by a steadfast commitment to shaping the future of the maritime industry through gender equality and inclusion. Explore our story and discover how we're transforming the maritime landscape one empowered woman at a time.

OUR STORY

Maritime SheEO offers a bouquet of services focusing on the business case for diversity. It aims to create solutions that can impact the maritime and allied industries – with a focus on diversity & inclusion (D&I), leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and competitive advantage.

We work with organisations to create a level playing field for women and environment conducive for women to rise to leadership positions. Our team of experts employ D&I initiatives to address and eliminate unconscious bias, conduct gender sensitisation programs and help with the smooth transition of women from ship to shore positions. We have conducted important research to highlight the business case for diversity.

 Our goal is to increase the participation of women and eliminate all forms of biases in the Maritime Industry. By highlighting the best practices in the Industry, we aim to build a robust list of resources for the industry to use related to diversity, create recommendations and guidelines for increasing the capacity of women in the industry by promoting diversity, inclusion & open-mindedness.

 We actively engage with industry stakeholders, government agencies, and advocacy groups to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion across the maritime sector. Through strategic alliances and collective efforts, we aim to create an ecosystem where every individual, regardless of gender, background, or status, has equal opportunities to thrive and contribute to the success of our industry. 

Our Vision

At Maritime SheEO, our vision is to cultivate a maritime industry where diversity thrives, women lead with confidence, and inclusivity becomes the cornerstone of progress.

We envision a future where every individual, regardless of gender, background, or status, finds equal opportunities to contribute and excel.

Our mission at Maritime SheEO is to empower women in the maritime sector through advocacy, education, and collaboration. We are dedicated to breaking down barriers, fostering leadership, and championing diversity to create a more inclusive and equitable maritime community.

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Women Empowered
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Years of Impact
70
Partnerships
3000
Attendees
30
Awards Given
3
Research Reports

Our Impact

Our Impact

Through our dedication to empowering women, fostering innovation, and advocating for positive change, we have made significant strides in shaping a more inclusive and equitable maritime sector. Discover the impact we've made and the milestones we've achieved on our journey towards a brighter future for all.

Through our dedication to empowering women, fostering innovation, and advocating for positive change, we have made significant strides in shaping a more inclusive and equitable maritime sector. Discover the impact we've made and the milestones we've achieved on our journey towards a brighter future for all.

Our Initiatives

Discover the diverse range of programs and initiatives offered by Maritime SheEO to empower women and promote diversity in the maritime industry.

SheEO Conferences

Connect with industry leaders & experts at our conferences, exploring diversity, leadership, and innovation in maritime.

Our Magazine

Discover She of Change Magazine, a platform for inspiring narratives and insightful articles from women.

LEAP Program

Enhance your leadership skills with our Leadership Accelerator Program  tailored for maritime professionals.

Our Community

Join our vibrant community advocating gender equality and inclusion among maritime professionals.

Research Reports

Gain insights into gender diversity and inclusion in the maritime sector through our detailed research reports.

Media Outreach

Stay informed with updates and initiatives from Maritime SheEO through our active media outreach.

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The SheEO Advantage!

Unlock the power of diversity and inclusion with Maritime SheEO's unique approach to empowering women in the maritime industry.

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Demonstrate Commitment

By supporting Maritime SheEO’s initiatives, companies demonstrate their commitment to promoting diversity, gender equality, and inclusivity within their organization and the broader maritime community.

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Market Insights

Through empirical research and on-ground surveyed data, our various reports help you gain valuable insights into market trends, challenges, and opportunities within the maritime sector.

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Networking Opportunities

Gain access to networking and interactions with industry leaders, potential clients, and partners, for business development and collaboration opportunities.

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Supportive Environment

Our community fosters a supportive environment where our members share experiences, seek advice, and offer mutual support, creating a sense of belonging and empowerment.

THE FOUNDER

Maritime SheEO is the brainchild of our founder Sanjam. An advocate for Diversity in the Maritime Industry, she is the “go to” person for gender issues in the Indian maritime industry as well as overseas. Passionate about driving change, she launched Maritime SheEO in August 2019.

She has been working in the maritime industry since 2001 and is a Director of Sitara Shipping Ltd. Afounder member of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) India, she is alsocurrently Exco member of WISTA International. She’s a member of the Executive Board of Directors ofthe World Maritime University based in Malmo, Sweden.

In 2014, she was honored as the "Leading Woman in Shipping Business" by the International Women’s Leadership Forum. Serving as an Ambassador of Sailor Society in India, she's dedicated to seafarers' welfare. In 2018, she collaborated on the “Diversity Handbook” with WISTA International, ISWAN, and Anglo Eastern. Recognized for her commitment to gender equality, she received the Sandvik Gender Award. In 2019, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals awarded her "Woman of the Year.

In June 2019 she was invited as part of a High Level panel initiative by The Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, comprising a group of world leaders from coastal states committed to ocean action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. She is a member of
the Diversity Committee constituted by the International Chamber of Shipping. In February 2020, she was named as one of the top 100 women in shipping by All About Shipping UK.