Women in Maritime

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Partner Organizations Working Together

Houston Maritime Center & Museum

Established in 2000, the Houston Maritime Center and Museum (“HMC&M”) is an extension of navigating Houston’s origin, history, and maritime connection to the world through exhibit, education, and experience. HMC&M promotes both knowledge of the pioneering spirit that empowered Texas while fostering awareness and appreciation of the current vast and often under-appreciated economic opportunities derived from that vision. We share this important information as a trusted public resource, museum, and educational bridge from K-12 school to colleges to the maritime community and public at large.


Rice University Executive Education

Rice Business Executive Education empowers business leaders to take charge of their professional development and their organization's performance. Through open enrollment programs for individuals and custom programs for organizations, executives develop market-relevant skills to address today's business challenges and anticipate tomorrow's. Our courses focus on leadership, finance and accounting, strategy and innovation. Your home for executive and organizational leadership solutions. We've designed our programs for a deeper learning experience. You belong here.


San Jacinto College

San Jacinto College serves approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers eight areas of study (Associate degree and certificate) for students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College is focused on student success, academic progress, university transfer and employment.  We are committed to opportunities that enrich the quality of life in the communities we serve.


Texas A&M University at Galveston

Texas A&M University at Galveston is a special-purpose institution of higher education for undergraduate and graduate instruction in marine and maritime studies in science, engineering and business and for research and public service related to the general field of marine resources. The institution is under the management and control of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System, with degrees offered under the name and authority of Texas A&M University at College Station.


U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S.C.G Sector Houston-Galveston employs 1562 active duty, civilian, and reserve personnel across the Sector, 3 Marine Safety Units, 5 Multi-Mission Small Boat Stations, 2 Aids to Navigations Stations, and 6 Coast Guard Cutters to ensure the safety and security of the area. The Sector Houston Galveston area of responsibility is a strategic and economically vital part of the nation’s economic security. The Sector also has an Women's Leadership Initiative for the U.S. Coast Guard in Houston-Galveston region.


Women in Maritime Operations -Houston Chapter (WIMOs)

WIMOs is composed of women whom are actively employed in maritime operations, which enables our members access to female peers and mentors in the maritime industry. Our organization provides access to a peer group of “like-minded women” who can relate to the day-to-day professional or personal struggles that may arise. WIMOs is dedicated to retaining, advancing and promoting women in the maritime industry through sharing knowledge and continuing education. Our Motto is Educate. Engage. Elevate.


Women in Shipping and & Trading Association (WISTA)

WISTA International is a global organization connecting female executives and decision-makers around the world. WISTA International serves as a connector for its network of more than 5,100 female professionals from all sectors of the maritime industry. Our mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.


Women Offshore

The Women Offshore Foundation propels women+ into meaningful careers through access to a worldwide community and professional development resources, while raising awareness amongst industry leaders and decision makers about issues affecting women on the water.