Valenciaport Empowers Women’s Leadership In Panama’s Maritime-Port Industry!

Credit: Maritime Informed

Valenciaport champions female empowerment in Panama’s maritime-port sector through #LIFE, a program fostering women’s influence in the industry.

The Port Authority of València sponsors and collaborates on training 45 female leaders from shipping firms, port operators, and administrations at the event.

Port Industry

  • In Panama this week, the training event hosted students from 18 Latin American and Spanish countries, organized by PR PORTS LLC Empresa Multimodal S.A.S.
  • It focused on women’s influence in the port industry, fostering networking and personal growth.
  • Valenciaport prioritizes female leadership, exemplified by the València Port Employment Centre, with 80% of Spain’s female stevedores based there.

Personal Development

Valenciaport has actively engaged by sponsoring and contributing to the event’s program. They established a master’s scholarship as part of the #LIFE event, awarded to Nuria Bianco, Marketing Director of Porto Panama.

The Training Director of Valenciaport Foundation, Ana Rumbeu, shared her insights as a speaker on ‘POWER SKILLS: Promoting female leadership,‘ alongside esteemed coaching and personal branding experts. Carmen Garcia Vilar, head of Territory Management at PAV, also took part in the program as a student.

Equitable and successful future

“The initiative has highlighted the fundamental role of women in the sector, highlighting their valuable contribution and reaffirming their leadership positions. The experience, passion and vision of women leaders in the maritime-port industry are forging the way towards a more equitable and successful future,” García Vilar highlighted.

Elvia Bustavino, Deputy Administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority, collaborates with Valenciaport and the Valenciaport Foundation, actively supporting #LIFE and participating as a student in the Master in Port Management and Intermodal Transport at the Port of València.

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Source: Maritime Informed


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