Ana sayfa English Edition New board elected at WISTA to promote equality in the industry

New board elected at WISTA to promote equality in the industry


The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) executive committee held its election for three executive positions during their International AGM on October 13. The AGM was hosted in Hamburg alongside a conference that is taking place today and Friday.

Connie Roozen, WISTA Netherlands, retains her position as treasurer for another term, whilst two new members were elected as Executive Committee members, Sofia Fürstenberg Stott, WISTA Sweden and Nazlı Selek, WISTA Turkey.

On becoming a Executive Committee Member, Selek expresses her goals for being voted on to the WISTA Executive Committee.

“I want WISTA to be a bridge between Europe and Asia, between generations and between genders.

Now that I have been given the chance, I aim to keep all of us together for our WISTA international goals to be achieved, and thank everyone and especially all the candidates for their support.”

The new WISTA International board is as follows going forward:

President-Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, WISTA Cyprus

Secretary-Alex Anagnostis, WISTA USA

Treasurer-Connie Roozen, WISTA Netherlands

ExCo Member-Nazlı Selek, WISTA Turkey

ExCo Member-Sofia Furstenberg Stott, WISTA Sweden

Exco Member-Naa Densua Ayeetey, WISTA Ghana

ExCo Member-Fabiana Simoes Martins, WISTA Brazil