Welcome to the 154th episode of the Shipping Podcast with Reshma Nilofer, the first female maritime Pilot in India and one of few in the world. Reshma takes us on a journey on how to reach your dream goals. She is a powerful woman and a role model to many.
Reshma Nilofer was the first female maritime river pilot, and the current Indian President awarded her with the “Woman Power Award” in 2018. The Woman Power Award is an annual award given by the Ministry of Women and Child Development of India’s Government to individual women or institutions that work towards the cause of women empowerment.
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I enjoyed very much this particular episode. Captain Reshna is one of the few females around the world who have stepped in a field long time dominated by males. Over here, at the Panama Canal a few girls have also made it to the pilot force.
Thanks for the podcast