Mar 24

International Women's day: Inspiring Inclusion

The UK Chamber of Shipping proudly celebrates women worldwide to reinforce its continuous commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion through actively supporting women's advancements and achievements.


International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This is a significant day that aims to celebrate women's achievements, educate and raise awareness about women's equality, call for positive change and lobby for accelerated gender parity.

2024 Campaign Theme

This year's campaign theme is Inspire Inclusion.

  • When women aren't present, we must ask: "If not, why not?"
  • When women are discriminated against, we must call out poor practices.
  • When the treatment of women is not equitable, we must take action.
  • And we must do this each time, every time.

How we Inspire 

We inspire inclusion by highlighting the incredible careers that women in our industry can achieve. We value women's inclusion and strive to create a better world where more women can aspire to any role, including leadership roles.

Inspiring Stories

Read our inspiring stories by clicking the pages below.  

If you'd like to learn more about roles available in shipping, visit the Careers at Sea website.

Discover more about Women in Maritime IMO's Gender Programme.