She of the Sea women join 1851 Trusts STEM program
“She of the Sea” founder Jenny Matthews and Co Founder, Natasha Ambrose are thrilled to be joining the 1851 Trust, a Portsmouth based education charity, on their Ineos sponsored America’s Cup STEM Roadshow, visiting secondary schools around the UK from this month.
She of the Sea was nominated for the "Leadership award and made it to the finals. sadley we were unable to attend as the season was still in full swing but congratulations to Marlis Sanders who took out the " Chief Mate" award!
Matthews and Ambrose, who are both first officers on superyachts, a role that includes helming the vessels, said they decided to launch a scheme dedicated to encouraging women into the top ranks after discovering that more than 95% of yacht captains and first officers were men.
Nautilus members Jenny Matthews and Kate Allen speak at the womens Trade and Congress .Jenny Matthews (pictured) spoke on behalf of Nautilus to deliver our motion on Adoption of Best Practice Mentoring Schemes, and she was also compelled to speak to condemn sexual harassment at work.
Super Yacht News asked She of the Sea to weigh in on the topic of gender equality in the Super Yacht industry. We discuss the positive changes happening, and what we can all do to continue this growth to benefit us all as a whole. Its not who does it better, its how do we be better together!
She of the Sea is invited by Karine, the Crew Coach to discuss sexual harassment in yachting and the steps Captains and crew can take to make sure we all have the safe work environment we all are entitled to.
Jenny heads into the Nelson Malborough Institute of Technology to speak to the current class of superyacht crew in the 3 month course held in sunny Nelson. Sharing insights into what will be awaiting them when they join a vessel, how to progress their careers, and letting the women in the room know that they can be out on deck if they want to be.
Nelson Malborough Institute of technology
She of the Sea at Warsash's new facilities
She of the Sea and Onboard Online were invited to check out Warsash's new facilities at Solent University. Read the full article below to see if this could be the place for your next course!
Future plans with the 1851 trust. A STEM program in partnership with the Ineos | Team UK Americas Cup aimed at inspiring young women to pursue exciting careers through sailing technology.
The Young Professionals of Yachting Invited She of the Sea to speak at their monthly meeting held in London. Thank you all for the incredible support and enthusiasm for the project and the amazing input and initiative ideas that came forward!
She of the Sea weighs in on what we as officers, Captains and management can do to make our workplaces safer for everyone after the PYA Seating seminar from Carey Secrett, outlining the current issue of sexual harassment in the yachting industry.
Jenny returns to her old highschool and other schools in the area to speak directly to young women, letting them know they can be the Captain, or the engineer if they want to! letting the next generation of women know the exciting careers to be had in yachting