Let’s talk about the importance of representation and visibility.

At the Women Offshore Conference, LGBTQIA+ members took the stage. The LGBTQIA+ panel discussion was a space for mariners who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, and asexual and/or ally to network and discuss common issues and challenges with our community. Common issues and challenges included representation and visibility and how to incorporate personal identity into professional or student life.

Women Offshore is a 501(c)(3) supporting a diverse workforce on the water. On this podcast episode, founder Ally Cedeno is joined by Kim Asher, a (trans)woman in the offshore industry, specifically offshore wind. Kim was a speaker on the LGBTQIA+ panel, and on the podcast, she talks about issues offshore and how to have representation and visibility, as well as how to incorporate personal identity into professional life. Kim is very passionate about supporting other people and she talks about how she’s making waves in the industry.

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About The Author: Women Offshore

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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