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Saudi Woman Ms. Hind Alhelal Received ‘Young Woman Achiever of the Year Award’ at 2024 Shiptek Conference

Ms. Hind Alhelal received the ‘Young Woman Achiever of the Year Award’ at the 2024 Shiptek Conference in Saudi Arabia, held in Al Khobar on May 14th-15th. Ms. Alhelal, who has worked as a Marine HR professional for more than five years, currently serves as the Senior Seafarer Affairs Officer at the Transport General Authority. In this role, she oversees all seafarer-related tasks and conducts insightful workshops for marine company representatives.

Ms. Hind holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management from Prince Mohammed bin Fahd University in Saudi Arabia. Demonstrating a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, she actively supports the advancement of women in maritime leadership roles through her membership in the Association of Women in the Maritime Industry (AWIMA).

Her dedication further underscores her recent participation in the IMO’s International Day for Women in Maritime Celebrations in London, as well as, the Women in Maritime Conference held in Abu Dhabi. Recognizing her leadership potential, INSEAD, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, and Princess Nora University nominated Ms. Hind for the Leading for Results Program Cohort 28 in 2023.

The Shiptek Conference and Awards is one of the leading conferences in the maritime sector, hosting industry professionals from around the world to collaborate and share knowledge. The awards section of the conference highlights individuals who have contributed most to the maritime industry through innovation and excellence.

The Young Woman Achiever of the Year Award showcases Ms. Alhelal’s commitment and achievements in the world of maritime. It also demonstrates the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to support women in maritime by building a safer workspace where they can thrive and meet their full potential. The Kingdom will continue to support the achievements of women in maritime and recognize them as key stakeholders in the future of the industry.

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