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Welcome to the Women Offshore Podcast. Women Offshore is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private operating foundation, supporting the careers of female seafarers worldwide. Hosted by the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, the Women Offshore Podcast brings you stories of working on the water and topics that affect seafarers. You will be inspired by these stories as Ally explores different sea-going careers around the world. Listen in to make waves with the Women Offshore Podcast.

Welcome to the Women Offshore Podcast. Women Offshore is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private operating foundation, supporting the careers of female seafarers worldwide. Hosted by the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, the Women Offshore Podcast brings you stories of working on the water and topics that affect seafarers. You will be inspired by these stories as Ally explores different sea-going careers around the world. Listen in to make waves with the Women Offshore Podcast.

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Welcome to the Women Offshore Podcast. Women Offshore is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private operating foundation, supporting the careers of female seafarers worldwide. Hosted by the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, the Women Offshore Podcast brings you stories of working on the water and topics that affect seafarers. You will be inspired by these stories as Ally explores different sea-going careers around the world. Listen in to make waves with the Women Offshore Podcast.

Language:

English

Contact:

2063102651


Episodes

Motherhood & Well Control

5/17/2020
Growing up with a father who worked offshore, Krystina Amos did not imagine a similar career path for herself. However, after she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Geology from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Krystina took on a role a mudlogging geologist on ultra-deepwater drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Now on the Women Offshore Podcast, listen to Krystina share how she made the leap from a student in the classroom to a mudlogger on drill ships and then back...

Duration:00:22:31

Navigating Uncertainty

4/9/2020
In times of crisis, navigating uncertainty can be overwhelming and worrisome. As the world stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic, many became overwhelmed, feeling uncertain about their careers and what lies ahead. Navigating uncertainty is no easy task. Today on the Women Offshore Podcast, offshore veteran and life coach, Jais Curry, is back to tackle how to approach this uncertain time in history. In an interview with Ally Cedeno, the founder of Women Offshore, Jais shares what it was like...

Duration:00:17:44

Crew Change During COVID-19

4/6/2020
Now on the Women Offshore Podcast, Captain Laura Nelson shares her lessons learned from departing her vessel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Imagine leaving your home at the end of 2019 to spend several months at sea. By mid-March in 2020, it is time to depart your vessel and fly back across the world to your home port. While on board, your communications have been minimal with limited WiFi connectivity, and your company has updated you with a new safety protocol for traveling during what you...

Duration:00:12:24

Cadet Takeover

3/4/2020
Cadets have taken over the Women Offshore Podcast! While attending the Women in Maritime Leadership Conference at California Maritime Academy, two maritime academy cadets took over the Women Offshore Podcast. In this episode, cadets Mia Cosentini and Hatti Lawler share their experiences attending California Maritime Academy and how they found out about Women Offshore. They then turn to Ally, asking her questions about her career and why she started Women Offshore.

Duration:00:21:08

Casey the Container inspires the Next Generation in Maritime

2/23/2020
New on the Women Offshore Podcast, hear from Kirstina Bowden, author of the new children's book, Casey the Container and her first day in port! This rhyming children’s book follows Casey the Container, a new shipping container, along her journey on her first day in port. Casey meets new friends, experiences the workings of the waterfront, and learns the important role containers play in our world. The story, as told from Casey’s perspective, provides operational insight about the movement...

Duration:00:10:48

Behind the Women in Maritime Leadership Conference

2/19/2020
The 2020 Women in Maritime Leadership Conference is next week at California Maritime Academy! On the podcast, learn about what to expect and meet the organizers! California Maritime Academy will host the Women in Maritime Leadership Conference at its Vallejo campus, from February 28th to 29th, 2020. In its 9th year, this conference supports the success of women to deliver a leadership development curriculum specifically to meet the goals of professional women in the maritime industry. Join...

Duration:00:22:03

Behind the Shipping Podcast

1/26/2020
A maritime industry professional, Lena Gothberg found that too often she had to explain what the maritime industry was about. To raise public awareness of the industry and its opportunities, Lena created the Shipping Podcast in July 2015. Lena's experience in the maritime industry spans almost 3 decades. She started her maritime career as a marine insurance broker with Marsh Marine & Energy AB, before becoming a senior underwriter and area manager at Codan Marine in Sweden and...

Duration:00:19:06

USMMA Superintendent, RADM Jack Buono

9/2/2019
The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), located in Kings Point, New York, is one of the five United States service academies. It was dedicated on September 30, 1943, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who stated, "the Academy serves the Merchant Marine as West Point serves the Army and Annapolis the Navy." USMMA trains officers for all branches of the military, in addition to the transportation industry. Students are referred to as midshipmen and study marine engineering,...

Duration:00:32:28

2019 UNITE Conference Recap!

8/13/2019
July 12-13, 2019, Women Offshore hosted its 2nd annual UNITE conference at Rice University in Houston, Texas. One hundred seventy-five professionals, both female and male, met in person to share experiences. Ally Cedeno, Erica D'Eramo, Laura McFalls, Nayera Tawfik, and Maria Rego talk in this episode about the career-propelling event! The 2019 Women Offshore UNITE Conference was made possible by its sponsors: Transocean, EnscoRowan (now Valaris), Hornblower, Foss, Trackline, Interlake...

Duration:00:44:29

For the Love of Crawfish

5/11/2019
Meet Second Mate Karynn Marchal, a graduate of Texas A&M Galveston and a member of The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) union. Since graduating in 2014, Marchal has sailed all over the world on various vessels through MM&P. Currently, Marchal sails as second mate on a car carrier that transits the globe. She has career aspirations to be a chief mate and looks forward to sailing as a captain one day. On this episode of the Women Offshore Podcast, Marchal not only...

Duration:00:12:52

From Captain to Pilot

4/23/2019
Captain Claire Lewis, a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy grew up in Lexington, Virginia. Captain Lewis graduated from Maine Maritime in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in marine transportation and an unlimited 3rd Mate license. After graduation, she worked on west coast tugs, towing barges between Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Canada, and eventually ended up in Valdez, Prince William Sound, Alaska. After a career that spans 14 years on the water, navigating different types of tugboats -...

Duration:00:14:14

She's on the Rig Floor

3/19/2019
Jais Curry, a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in marine engineering and a minor in energy management. Jais was inspired to apply to the Academy and pursue a career at sea after spending her summers in high school cleaning yachts and working at a boatyard. Five years post graduation, she is an operations engineer at a major energy company with work experience on bulk carriers, underwater cable laying ships, and oil rigs. Jais is licensed as a USCG 2nd...

Duration:00:13:59

Leadership at Sea

2/16/2019
What does it take to lead a crew? How can one improve his or her leadership skills? On the latest episode of the Women Offshore Podcast, the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, interviews Captain Christine Klimkowski, an unlimited master mariner with 17 years of experience in the maritime industry. Captain Christine is a graduate of SUNY Maritime College and has an MBA from Seattle University. She is currently an instructor at Pacific Maritime Institute (PMI) in Seattle, Washington and...

Duration:00:14:56

Diversity & Inclusion with MARAD

1/23/2019
The founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, explores diversity and inclusion in the maritime industry in an interview with Dr Shashi Kumar, Deputy Associate Administrator and National Coordinator of Maritime Education and Training at the Maritime Administration of the US Government. His career spans four decades in the maritime industry, with exceptional academic and maritime industry leadership experience all over the globe. Among Dr Kumar's many achievements, he is the Founding Dean of...

Duration:00:17:32

An Offshore Geologist's Journey

12/19/2018
Lauren VanGenne, an offshore senior mudlogging geologist, speaks with Women Offshore's founder, Ally Cedeno. A native of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Lauren shares her unexpected career path that led to working on drilling rigs and production platforms in the offshore oilfields in North Atlantic. Support the show (https://womenoffshore.shop/products/donation)

Duration:00:15:31

Life As A Ship's Agent

11/18/2018
Today on the Women Offshore Podcast, the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, interviews three women in Singapore who are leaders in the shipping agency sector. These three women, Hege Solstad, Jodie Reibel, and Maria Skog, share their line of work and how the industry is evolving from their point of view. Hege Solstad is from Oslo, Norway, and has 30 years’ experience in shipping and logistics. She is the former Regional Ships Agency Director for Wilhelmsen in South East Asia, and is a...

Duration:00:25:14

Why Women Don't Ask

8/14/2018
The founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, interviews Sara Laschever, author of Women Don't Ask, The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation and Positive Strategies for Change. Through fascinating research with Dr Linda Babcock and revealing commentary from hundreds of women, learn that women don't ask both at home and at work. There are several reasons for this and ways in which both women and men can do something about it to then reduce the gender gap on the water.

Duration:00:33:09

UNITE Event Recap

8/1/2018
On July 27 and 28, Women Offshore celebrated their first year by kicking off their very first event, UNITE! Listen today as Ally Cedeno interviews Amiria MacBeth, who flew from Australia to Houston to participate in UNITE. Women Offshore contributors, Erica D'Eramo and Lauren VanGenne also breakdown UNITE and the different sessions. If you didn't attend, you'll want to listen to this episode to find out how UNITE went!

Duration:00:25:56

She Went Back To Sea

7/31/2018
Many of us make a living by going to sea. Sometimes life gets in the way though, requiring us to be at home, or maybe, we just need to make a change.After taking an extended break from a role offshore, how easy it is to pack up for sea and head out for several weeks or months at a time? Today, listen to the founder of Women Offshore, Ally Cedeno, interview Lieutenant Commander Fionna Boyle, a USCG Unlimited Tonnage Second Mate and Naval Reserve Officer. Fionna went back to sea after she...

Duration:00:24:49

The Women Before Us

7/18/2018
Meet Andrew Zimmerman, an author of historical narratives and a contributor at Women Offshore. 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...

Duration:00:17:11