“Early Wave Makers,” that’s how we refer to the women who worked on the water before us. At Women Offshore, we believe these stories matter and should be known.

Here at Women Offshore, we do our best to honor the women who came before us. We find their stories inspiring, providing lessons learned we can all appreciate and learn from. Today, on the Women Offshore Podcast, Episode 5, Today, on the Women Offshore Podcast, Episode 5, get an inside look into our Early Wave Maker section. 

Why Is A Man Writing on a Website About And For Women?

In Episode 5 of the Women Offshore Podcast, meet Andrew Zimmerman, an author of historical narratives and a contributor at Women Offshore. Andrew talks about why he has been a Women Offshore contributor since the beginning and shares some details about his latest work.

Andrew is a published author, whose titles include, We Got Each Other Home: The Story of WWII’s Legendary LST (2013) and Dreamsville: Dennison during WWII (2019). Andrew’s background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Transportation from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and practical maritime experience on commercial vessels all over the world. He currently holds an unlimited tonnage third mate’s license and is a Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve.

Andrew has a profound respect for history and women who and have worked on the water. This is not only evident in his contributions to Women Offshore in the Early Wave Maker section, but also in his interview in Episode 5. 

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The Women Offshore Foundation is an online organization and resource center for a diverse workforce on the water. Its mission is to propel women into meaningful careers through access to a worldwide community and professional development resources, while raising awareness amongst industry leaders and decision makers about issues affecting women on the water. Contact Women Offshore today: hello@womenoffshore.org.

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