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Spinnaker’s good friend and former client when she was working as HR Director for a Danish shipowner, Malene Hald Petersen, is reaching out to women in shipping, asking for your help with her research.

Malene is currently writing her Management Research Challenge entitled “Increasing Gender Diversity & Inclusion Onboard Commercial Vessels” with the objective to provide meaningful and actionable insight to shipowners on how they may increase gender diversity and promote an inclusive environment, thus attracting more female seafarers to sign on to commercial ships. 

There are three links below to questionnaires for women in shipping with varying current occupations:
1. Women seafarers currently working at sea:

2. Women currently studying a maritime education:

3. Women with a maritime background and currently working on shore:

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