Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organisation for women in management positions involved in the maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. It is a major player in attracting more women to the industry and in supporting women in management positions. With networking, education and mentoring in focus, WISTA seeks to enhance members’ competence and empower career success. Since 2018, WISTA International has a consultative status at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) giving the association the opportunity to promote diversity, inclusion and women’s empowerment and to formally contribute to the discussion for increasing diversity within the industry.

WISTA is growing and has over 3’000 members in 51 countries worldwide. WISTA pursues and supports the creation of both national and international business relationships among WISTA members.