Sanjam Sahi Gupta - Maritime Professional & Founder at Maritime SheEO

UTN Online Desk Posted on: 2018-11-13 16:32:00 Viewer: 754 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Mumbai

Sanjam Sahi Gupta - Maritime Professional & Founder at Maritime SheEO Sanjam Sahi Gupta

Ms. Sanjam Sahi Gupta is an accomplished professional with a diverse and impressive background in the maritime industry. Holding a Master of Business Administration from the prestigious SP Jain Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai, she has also earned a Diploma in Shipping Management from the Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping. Currently serving as the Director for both Sitara Shipping Ltd. and Astral Freight Forwarders Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai, she spearheads the NVOCC business for the Indian Subcontinent and Middle East.

Ms. Gupta's contributions to the maritime sector extend beyond her corporate roles. In 2012, she realized her vision by establishing WISTA India, an association promoting women in the maritime industry. Recognized for her outstanding efforts, she received the 'Most Promising Association in 2013' award from Sailor Today Magazine. Her leadership has transformed WISTA India into a vital platform for women in maritime, earning her the "Leading Woman in Shipping Business" accolade from the International Women's Leadership Forum in 2014. Widely acknowledged for her commitment, she has been featured in prominent publications like the Economic Times, Fairplay Magazine UK, Maritime CEO, and Maritime Gateway.

With her remarkable achievements, Ms. Sanjam Sahi Gupta continues to influence the maritime sector globally. Her appointment to the Executive Board of Directors of the World Maritime University in 2017 and as an Ambassador of Sailor Society in India in 2018 underscores her significant impact on the industry. Notably, she played a key role in the creation of the "Diversity Handbook" to address the challenges faced by women seafarers.

Recently, she has been appointed as a global consultant by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to lead a research team focused on achieving gender equality and women's empowerment in the maritime sector, showcasing her dedication to creating positive change.

Snajm Sahi Gupta is an active member of Editorial Advisory Board of Urban Transport News.

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