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Featuring Joy Hall

Please meet one of our amazing mentors in the MentorSHIP program, Joy Hall. She is the Marine Training Director for a U.S. tanker fleet. She develops and ensures the compliance of the marine training programs for 325 employees.  Before transitioning ashore, she sailed...

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Meet Kim Asher, Part II

Meet Kim Asher, Part II

Kim is one of the few transwomen in the offshore sector globally. Her path has not always been an easy one. Remembering the beginning of her transition Kim recounted, “The first day I went into work socially transitioned was perhaps one of the hardest days of my...

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Meet Kim Asher, Part I

Meet Kim Asher, Part I

When I think about Kim Asher the first word that comes to mind is advocate. Before I explain why, I would like to take some time to introduce you to this amazing woman. This will be a two-part blog series. Kim has worked in the offshore industry for 12 years now....

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Pregnant Offshore Part 2, Episode 100

Pregnant Offshore Part 2, Episode 100

CHEERS TO 100 EPISODES! Today, we are celebrating 100 episodes of the Women Offshore Podcast. In this episode, Ally Cedeno continues the Pregnant Offshore Series by sharing her personal pregnancy journey as she maintains a career offshore. In Episode 100, listen to...

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Pregnant Offshore Part I, Episode 99

Pregnant Offshore Part I, Episode 99

CELEBRATING MOTHER'S DAY On the next several episodes of the Women Offshore Podcast, hear Ally's personal pregnancy journey as she shares more about what it's like to navigate pregnancy with a career offshore. In Episode 99 today, listen to a preview of the Pregnant...

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Virtual Career Day 2022, Episode 98

Virtual Career Day 2022, Episode 98

Our Annual Career Day is Back! In episode 98, Ally Cedeno shares about the upcoming Virtual Career Day taking place on May 6th, 2022. For the past 5 years, The Women Offshore Foundation has united women from around the globe to support one another in navigating...

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Meet Captain Anne McIntyre, Episode 97

Meet Captain Anne McIntyre, Episode 97

Meet Captain Anne McIntyre. Captain Anne McIntyre is a trailblazer who became a pilot in her career and went on to accomplish even more. She graduated from the California Maritime Academy and has since gone on to speak at various conferences and actively volunteers...

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#MeToo on Yachts Part 2, Episode 95

#MeToo on Yachts Part 2, Episode 95

This episode contains content that may be alarming to some listeners. We advise listener and reader discretion. This episode contains a story related to sexual assault and harassment. We do our best to hold these topics with sincerity, and we hope you’ll listen in...

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Offshore Lifestyle

Yoga on the Helideck

Yoga on the Helideck

In the summer of 2020 I was kindly asked to do a double trip as Kazakhstan closed the borders. It was quite new for all of us, and everyone was affected in different ways. My best way to cope with stress is yoga. I have been practicing yoga since I was at university...

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In Need of an Energy Boost?

In Need of an Energy Boost?

As your hitch offshore goes on your energy level slowly depletes. The shifts, the demands of your job, the socializing aspects, and the lack of days off duty, they all take their toll on your sleep. It’s hard to stay focused and energized. Thankfully, there are ways...

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A Technique to Fall Asleep Offshore

A Technique to Fall Asleep Offshore

How to fall asleep and stay asleep - a yogic hack. When you’re offshore, your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep is dramatically impacted. The 12 hour shifts, the night shifts, the changes of shifts half-way through your hitch, can play havoc with your circadian...

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Let’s Talk About Self Confidence

Let’s Talk About Self Confidence

Let’s talk about self confidence to achieve your goals. Think of your life as the vessel, and you have “the conn,” meaning you are in control of your vessel. What you’re not in control of are the adverse effects on the vessel; winds, currents, shallow depths, etc. You...

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Assault, Forgiveness, & Lessons Learned

Assault, Forgiveness, & Lessons Learned

Early in my career at sea, I joined an old feeder vessel in Jordan. I was on one of the smallest and oldest vessels in my company’s fleet. Due to its size, it traded in the Red Sea only between Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. I was a bit nervous before joining because...

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