Seatrade ShipTech Middle East 2019 - Fichte & Co

Seatrade ShipTech Middle East 2019


3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Joharah Ballroom, Madinat Jumeirah



AWIMA Session: To What Extent Does Women Empowerment Benefit the Industry?

Hosted by Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA)

The UAE has made significant progress in its mission to empower women in the workforce across various sectors and the nation’s women can today be classified as role models for the rest of the world, including maritime industry.

International Maritime Organisation (IMO) constantly supporting gender equality and the empowerment of women in maritime industry in verious effective ways.

Accordingly under the Patronage of IMO, The Arab Women in Maritime Association “AWIMA” is hosting a session, discussing the benefits of women empowerment.

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1545 – 1615:

  • The IMO has chosen “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” as its theme for 2019 which has been widely discussed in the industry. What are some of the tangible actions / initiatives that have been made by the local community regarding empowering Arab women in the Maritime industry?
  • International efforts vs Local efforts – in comparison to the global market, where does the local maritime community stand in terms of women empowerment and achieving the goals set by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) of creating equal opportunities for women?

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Jasmin Fichte

Managing Partner
One of the region’s most experienced legal experts, Jasmin Fichte founded Fichte & Co in Dubai in 2005. It has since grown into one of the Middle East’s most influential law firms, achieving numerous landmark judgments that have revolutionised legal practice in the UAE. It has been awarded a raft of prestigious regional and international accolades, including Shipping Law Firm of the Year 2015 in the UAE, and Best Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2015 and 2016. As part of her ongoing mission to improve awareness and interest in the region’s maritime sector, Fichte is the Founder and President of the UAE chapter of WISTA, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, Chair of the Dubai Maritime Advisory Council, which advises the Dubai government on improving the city’s shipping framework, and an editorial board member of shipping magazine MARASI.