Sea Sisters, A Maritime Community for Women

Women Offshore is pleased to showcase Sea Sisters; an online community for women in the maritime industry! Women Offshore connected with Elizabeth Simenstad, to discuss what brought her to the industry and how she became the Founder of Sea Sisters. Elizabeth started working on the water in January, 2010 on an oceangoing tugboat in Seattle, Washington. Her vessel towed a barge loaded with cargo bound for Alaska. The Start of Sea Sisters In her first four years working on the water, Elizabeth was always the only female on board. Eventually, she found herself in Valdez, in a fleet rich with diversity. That’s when she had...

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