ShippingWatch

Female leaders: Stop talking about gender – we are already moving in the right direction

ShippingWatch sent a male reporter to Copenhagen Business School to talk with female executives about gender. The first thing he did was to put his foot in his mouth – because if we are to talk about equality, we also need to talk about the men.

Photo: Peter Thomsen

If you wish to see a textbook example of putting your foot in your mouth, then you should ask a room full of female participants at the CBS maritime executive leadership program, Blue MBA, what it is like to be a woman in shipping.

First, everything seems to go quiet. A few seem to shrug slightly – the kind of shrug that one only notices in hindsight. For a moment it seemed like someone rolled their eyes at the reporter who posed the question.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Maersk unveils design of methanol vessels

For five years, Maersk has been working on developing a new vessel design, which can increase the energy efficiency of its fleet by 20 percent. The first eight vessels are planned to sail on green methanol from 2024.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs