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Women's International Shipping & Trading Association

Our Focus

Professional Development
Increasing competency, sharing best practices, information, contacts and experiences.
Building a global network
Creating global business relationships in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.
national wista associations
Proudly serving more than 3,000 executives in 46 National WISTA Associations.
the gender gap
WISTA proudly supports the advancement of women in leadership roles.
committees
Diversity, HR, Futures and Technology Committees working to advance the WISTA mission.
partnerships
WISTA is proud of its international partnerships and relationships.

Our Mission

WISTA is an international networking organisation whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.

OUR NETWORK

WISTA has 3,000+ members and 45 National WISTA Associations (NWAs).

Events

Shipping & Environmental Protection Seminar Hosted by WISTA Cyprus

WISTA Cyprus will be hosting a Shipping & Environmental Protection seminar on Thursday, 21st of February, 2019 at Columbia Plaza Limassol, between 18:00-20:00pm. The presentation will focus […]

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WISTA Brazil AGM – Wednesday, March 13, 2019

As per the articles of our association, we invite our Members to take part of our Annual General Meeting, when we will present the summary of activities […]

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24th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit

WISTA International is proud to support the 24th Maritime HR & Crew Management Summit 13th March 2019 – 14th March 2019 in Singapore. Discounted rates apply for […]

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WISTA Bermuda Fundraising

WISTA Bermuda has supported Bermuda Sloop Foundation (BSF) and the sail training programme onboard the beautiful Spirit of Bermuda for many years. This year Spirit is due […]

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WISTA Cyprus Hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus is excited to announce the theme of our 2019 Forum: “CrewingCyprus 2019.” Join us on the 20th of March, 2019, between 08:30-14:00hrs, for an interesting […]

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6th WISTA AFRICA REGIONAL CONFERENCE in Accra, Ghana

  WISTA Ghana cordially invites you to the 6th WISTA Africa Conference, which will take place in Accra, April 2-4, 2019. Registration and more details >>>   […]

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WISTA USA’s 14th Annual Luncheon at CMA

Save the date for WISTA USA’s 14th Annual Luncheon at CMA – April 2, 2019 CMA’s Shipping 2019 is set for April 2-4, 2019 in Stamford,CT. This […]

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Empowering Women in the Maritime Community – Conference

To address the gender gap in the maritime, ports, fishing and related industries, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that the theme of World Maritime Day 2019 […]

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WISTA USA Annual General Meeting

WISTA USA’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and Conference, focusing on Women Making Waves, will be held in Philadelphia, PA, from April 25-26, 2019.  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  Enhance […]

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WISTA International ExCo Spring Meeting

WISTA Switzerland is looking forward to welcoming the Executive Committee for their Spring Meeting in Geneva followed by a visit of “Heidiland”, land of mountains, cheese and […]

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News

WISTA International Jubilee Year 2019

  WISTA International was formed in London in 1974 and is today a global organisation connecting more than 3,000 female executives and decision makers in the global […]

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WISTA Chile met the Dutch Ambassador in Chile

Today, Paula Pastén, President WISTA Chile, Jazmín Jorquera, Vice President WISTA Chile and Paola Ferreira, ExCo WISTA Chile met with the Ambassador from the Netherlands in Chile Mr […]

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Flavia Maia is elected the new President of WISTA Brazil

The AGM and elections of Wista Brazil Board took place on November 14 at the conference center of its registered address in Rio de Janeiro where Flavia […]

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Empowering Women in the Maritime Community – Conference and Call for Papers

To address the gender gap in the maritime, ports, fishing and related industries, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that the theme of World Maritime Day 2019 […]

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WISTA INTERNATIONAL ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND HONORS 2018 PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2018 Personality of the Year October 30, 2018 Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Connie Roozen, Director […]

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Women in Ocean Industries: Leadership and Sustainable Development

News Release WOMEN OCEAN INDUSTRY LEADERS TO MEET AT WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT (SOS) IN HONG KONG The SOS 2018 Will Bring Together Women CEOs from a […]

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Portugal joins WISTA International

The launch of WISTA Portugal was announced today by Ana Paula Vitorino, Portugal’s Minister of the Sea at Portugal Shipping.  WISTA Portugal joins 44 other National WISTA […]

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Introducing WISTA International Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association shall be held at the “Ishavet” Meeting Room in […]

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Venezuela joins WISTA International

The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues its expansion in South America, welcoming WISTA Venezuela. WISTA Venezuela joins WISTA Argentina, WISTA Brazil, WISTA Peru, and […]

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