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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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Anne Marie Treguier is a researcher, specialist of ocean currents and digital ocean models for forecasting ocean circulation and climate. She is currently the head of a multidisciplinary institute, the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) in Brest, France. Anne-Marie has a Ph.D. in oceanography. She has spent most of her career in Brest, but… » read more

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Gwenaele Proutiere Maulion is currently the Vice-rector for Europe and International at the University of Nantes in France. She is also senior lecturer and researcher on maritime social law and gender studies, focusing on women status. Gwenaele is a member of the centre of maritime and ocean law at the University of Nantes where she… » read more

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Willemijn Peeters is Ocean Ambassador of the Netherlands and the Founding Director of Searious Business. Searious Business is a social enterprise committed to prevent plastic pollution in our ocean. She makes the difference in the world of plastics. Through ReThink and Redesign of plastics, she helps companies to achieve better results. Like for Gispen, a… » read more

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