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WISTA International Spring Board Meeting

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Date: 18/05/2017
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Womens International Shipping and Trading Association of WISTA as it is popularly known as ,is a WISTA is a networking organization for women at management level in the maritime industry. It is present in over 40 countries with over 3000 members.

The Executive Committee (ExCo) manages and is responsible for the governance of the affairs of WISTA Internaitonal. ExCo consists of the President, the Secretary, the Treasurer and four (4) individuals elected at the WISTA International Annual General Meeting, AGM.

Each year the annual WISTA International conference is hosted by a different country. Apart from the annual conference the Board meets once more each year , in a different region, to encourage the membership of that region.  

This year 2017, WISTA International Spring Board meeting took place for the first time in Africa, in the city of Cascablanca in Morocco.Before being named "Casa Blanca" (meaning white house in Portuguese) by the Portuguese, Casablanca used to be known as Anfa.

The Spring Board meeting was held on Thursday 20th April 2017.

On Friday the 2nd edition of the WISTA Morocco Annual Conference Hosted by WISTA Morocco , a young WISTA Association who is about 2 years in the WISTA family. The conference attracted participants from ladies from Ghana, Nigeria, Tunisia, Guinea.

On Saturday there was a port visit to Morocco port. The port is managed by Marsa Maroc.

From India, WISTA International Board member Sanjam Gupta and WISTA India B​o​ard Member Sumeet Sahi attended the same.

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