Part of the ECSA–ETF WESS project to create an
Attractive, Smart and Sustainable Working Environment

in the EU shipping sector, by supporting the work towards
jobs, growth and the sector’s competitiveness


Work Streams

Awareness Campaign






Research, creating programmes and proposing policies that will increase the participation of women in the maritime, thereby creating a more diverse and inclusive environment in our sector.


Are you interested in joining one of our focus groups speak to us

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EU Maritime Women Project Team:


Sue Terpilowski OBE Image Line, Dr Kate Pike and Julie Lithgow OBE
We are actively seeking to connect, network, support and amplify projects with other interested parties in relation
to the development of future initiatives. Email:

Sustainable Development Goals No 5 Gender Equality

UN Sustainale Development Goal Number 5 – Gender Equality
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. There has been progress over the last decades: More girls are going to school, fewer girls are forced into early marriage, more women are serving in parliament and positions of leadership and laws are being reformed to advance gender equality. Despite these gains, many challenges still remain. Read more