Women's Association

WMU Women's Association (WMUWA) is aimed at establishing a network of past, current and prospective female students by expanding international networks with other organizations worldwide while planning for future growth.

Mission & Vision Statements


To create a global network of maritime women professionals through learning and development, capacity building and collaborative partnerships for gender equality.


To inspire women to play an active and innovative role in the sustainable development of the maritime community.


Our goals include:

  • Establishing a scholarship fund to sponsor at least one female to attend the World Maritime University per year;

  • Establishing global female networks in the maritime industry;

  • Hosting and/or participating in Women's Leadership Conferences worldwide;

  • Promoting female empowerment in schools and companies internationally; and

  • Promoting female involvement in the various sectors of the maritime industry.

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