Costa Rica Customs and Logistics Agency (Agency of the Sea) Celebrates Port Women's Day on September 28th, 2023: Recognizing Women's Contribution to the Maritime Industry
Costa Rica Marks a Historic Moment in Maritime Inclusivity by Honoring Women in the Port Sector
SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, September 25, 2023 (Newswire.com) - Costa Rica is set to commemorate a significant milestone in its maritime history as it celebrates Port Women's Day on September 28th. Gabriela Porras, Founder of Costa Rica Customs and Logistics Agency (Agency of the Sea) is the youngest female owner of a maritime customs agency in Central America. This special day, dedicated to recognizing the invaluable contribution of women in the maritime sector, is a testament to the growing inclusivity and diversity within the country's port and maritime industries.
Traditionally, roles in the port sector have been predominantly occupied by men. However, in recent years, Costa Rica has made significant strides in promoting the inclusion of female talent in the maritime workforce, acknowledging the vital role they play in driving the nation's economy forward. National Port Women's Day falls on the fourth Thursday of September each year, this year, the celebration will take place on September 28th. It serves as an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women who have broken barriers and made significant contributions to the maritime industry. Their dedication and perseverance have paved the way for more inclusive and diverse maritime sectors, creating a brighter future for all.
**Quote from Gabriela Porras, Founder and CEO of Costa Rica Customs and Logistics Agency (Agency of the Sea) **
"As the Founder of Costa Rica Customs and Logistics Agency (Agency of the Sea), I am incredibly proud of Costa Rica in recognizing the valuable role that women play in our maritime industry. On September 28th, we join the nation in celebrating the achievements and contributions of women in our ports and along our beautiful coastlines. This day is not only a celebration but also a reminder of the continued journey towards gender equality and diversity in our sector. We at Agency of the Sea are committed to promoting inclusivity and sustainability in the maritime world, and we salute the remarkable women who inspire us every day."
Costa Rica's observance of Port Women's Day on September 28th stands as a testament to the nation's commitment to equality, diversity, and the empowerment of women in the maritime industry.
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Source: Costa Rica Customs & Logistics Agency (Agency of the Sea)