Horizon Maritime is hosting a WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association) networking session as a tailgate to the NOIA Conference on June 18th from 5:00 – 6:30 pm at the Delta St. John’s, 120 New Gower St. St. John’s, NL.
This networking session is an extension to the successful re-opening of the WISTA Atlantic Region in Nova Scotia in March of this year. This St. John’s event will be the start of many more networking sessions and conferences planned for Newfoundland as we go forward in building our Atlantic team.
If you wish to attend please RSVP Lonita Judge at [email protected] by June 7th, 2019.
Formed in 1974, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) is a global organization connecting female executives and decision makers around the world. WISTA International serves as a connector for its network of more than 3,000 female professionals from all sectors of the maritime industry.
More than 40 countries support a National WISTA Association (NWA), each of which in turn is a member of and is guided by WISTA International. NWA’s provide referrals, connections, advice or business collaborations.
Mission: WISTA is an international networking organization whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.
WISTA works towards:
- Minimizing the existing gender leadership gap in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.
- Building a community among its members, facilitating the exchange of contacts, information and experiences
- Promoting the creation of business relationships among its members
- Facilitating the professional development of its members
- Providing liaison with other related institutions and organizations worldwide
Vision: WISTA promotes diversity in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors, empowering women to lead through their unique perspective and competencies, with the conviction that gender diversity is key in providing a sustainable future for the shipping industry internationally.
The success of WISTA is dependent on the trust and confidence we earn from our members and the industry at large. We gain credibility by adhering to our commitments, displaying honesty and integrity, and reaching our goals through honourable conduct.