Month: July 2017

Navigate Your Career

WomenOffshore is working with leading industry experts to bring you resources for supporting career advancement! We have prepared several posts for our launch. We write about the challenges of offshore life, as well as stepping up within our careers as we grow and excel. An inspiring example of growing with one’s career was written in a piece by one of our team members, Elyse Knudsen.  Elyse had been a performer with Disney On Ice before she took her career path in a completely different direction by becoming a Safety Advisor on a drillship.  Read all about her humourously inspiring lessons...

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Welcome to Women Offshore

There is a pressing question among offshore and maritime industry professionals: “How do we increase the number of women in operations?” “Recruit more women!” is often the obvious answer. As a female with nearly 10 years of experience working on ships, I believe that recruiting is just one necessary part of a more complex answer. The rest of the solution lies in the maritime and offshore industries’ efforts in retaining those women. ‘Hard-working men champion women in operations every day.’ I have researched and spoken to professionals in both maritime and offshore industries. A cultural shift has happened: there is more...

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