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Tracy Edwards is a British sailor known for being the first woman to command a female crew in the Ocean Race in 1989, for which she received the Yachtsman trophy, awarded to a woman for the first time. Tracy’s life is full of records and recognitions; during her teenage years she began to get involved… » read more

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Céline Liret is the scientific and cultural director, and the curator of Oceanopolis. This ocean discovery park located in Brest is both an aquarium and a centre for scientific and technical culture. This park is mainly focused on the sea environment and aims at developing the general public audience’s sensitivity towards a sustainable use of… » read more

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Eileen Crowley is the Manager of Research & Innovation at the National Maritime College of Ireland. She has worked for 16 years in local and regional government in the field of strategic planning and sustainable development. With a BA in European Development Studies and an MA in Town & Country Planning, she moved to the… » read more

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  Out of 15 excellent videos the International Jury had difficulties to select the winners for the Women in the Seafood Industry Video Competition 2018; two videos arrived neck to neck and they decided to keep four winners from Spain, Mexico, Canada, and India. #1 Puntada Invisible This video brought out the most clearly how… » read more

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Marie Christine Monfort is the co-founder and president of the International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry (WSI), an organization dedicated to raising awareness of gender issues in all seafood-related industries: fishing, fish farming, processing, research, trading… Economist with a classic academic background (MSc International trade; MSc economy), started working in this field almost… » read more

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Sophie Leroy is the Director of “Armement Pêche Artisanale” (SARL Armement Cherbourgeois). She operates in the fishing area by managing 3 offshore trawlers (administrative and technical management) as well as staff on land and at sea. Her parents were wholesalers and at the age of 9, she would come with them to the fish market;… » read more

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