NAMEPA Executive Director and Co-Founder, Carleen Lyden Walker, Amongst Top 100 Women in Shipping for 2021

“As the business week ends today and pursuant to previous announcements, we are pleased to announce that 152 women out of 1,610  participating, proposed or …otherwise from almost all sectors of the entire Shipping spectrum, shared the Top 100 places.

As in the previous two years, we witnessed a fierce but friendly competition from our sea-maidens emanating from all over Planet Ocean. Central and Latin American voters supported their candidates like no other region…

Despite the despicable situation we continue to live in as we are in a double recession, despite another anus horribilis given the Coronavirus anathema and its despicable mutations – not to say the irresponsible handling by all, a dangerous geopolitical scene with Ukraine, Turkey’s attitude against its neighbours violating international law and in particular the Law of the Sea, Chinese demands and energy issues, uncertain market environment, valiant and admirable women were once again out there performing service to humankind and …outperforming

A real challenge once again for those working mostly from home tackling business, simultaneously caring and looking after children – some very young – and supporting others in their families whether from on board or ashore…

Many congratulations to all involved, thanks to all who proposed  candidates – including when nominating themselves – 65 centum of those taking part in this year’s process were men (In the near future, like last year we will upload the Vital Statistics).

We hope we enlighten you more from last year to get to know them – as many have been modestly very much avoiding publicity…

Here below are the winners and in parenthesis  last year’s result/place . Amazing newcomers too and many ups and downs… and last year’s winner, made it once again; a milestone in her career! A bit of a good volatility too… Next year will strictly upload / announce the first 100, no equals occupying …sharing the same space/position…

Once again we very much believe that we can improve a lot of things in possibly the most demanding industry of all, that of Shipping, by pulling together and making diversity a MUST…”

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