MSC Maritime Ladies’ Networking Day: Carving Your Career in Maritime

The MSC Maritime Ladies Networking Day, organised by the Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office, aimed to engage and connect female maritime professionals in the industry and provide a platform to discuss women’s experiences in the workplace, career pathways, areas for professional development, which provide guidance for experienced and fresh female talent in the industry. The event began with a keynote address by Mr Shanker Pillai, Head of Innovation & Change at Hafnia, who shared some of the innovative solutions his organisation has initiated to attract and retain female talent in the maritime industry. A panel discussion followed after, comprising Ms Atousa Atkins, Assistant Manager of Insurance & Claims from Eastern Pacific Shipping, Ms Brenda Teo, Engineer from the Tuas Port Reclamation Department at the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, Ms Murfiqah Syahirah Jalavddin, a MaritimeONE Scholar and Customer Service Executive from CMA CGM and Ms Magdalene Chew, Director of AsiaLegal LLC and President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association as the moderator. They discussed and shared their experiences in the workplace and the importance of gender diversity in the workforce.

If you had missed the event, you may catch it here.

  • #mscoffice

  • #studentoutreach

MSC Maritime Ladies’ Networking Day: Carving Your Career in Maritime

5 March 2021 (Friday), 3pm – 4.30pm

Online Event

Private event, registration required


About the Organizer

The Maritime Singapore Connect (MSC) Office is a national initiative, supported by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, as a unit under the Singapore Maritime Foundation, to elevate profiling efforts of the maritime industry, connect students and jobseekers to maritime opportunities, and provide Singaporeans with easy access to maritime careers, education and training opportunities. It offers maritime-related education and career guidance, links the industry with schools for internship and job opportunities, and organises outreach events and publicity campaigns.