VoyageHer: Navigating STEM Careers with Seaspan

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VoyageHer: Navigating STEM Careers with Seaspan

September 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a world of maritime ingenuity as we meet three women working at Seaspan, a leader in shipbuilding and maritime solutions

Curious about a career in the marine transportation and shipbuilding industry?

Immerse yourself in a world of maritime ingenuity as we meet three women working at Seaspan, a leader in shipbuilding and maritime solutions.

We will hear from Jennifer Busler, Maureen Katarama and Amrit Grewal, each an accomplished leader in the maritime technology and engineering fields.

Drawing from their experiences, our speakers will dive into the intricacies of their personal career journeys – from navigating challenges, seizing success and making their mark in this dynamic industry.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional, an emerging talent, or simply curious about the maritime industry, this event promises valuable takeaways and inspiration for all.

This event is open to all, and registration is free. Sign up now to secure your spot.


  • 12:00-12:05: Introductions
  • 12:05-12:45: Panel Discussion
  • 12:45-12:55: Q&A
  • 12:55-1:00: Closing Remarks


Jennifer Busler: Manager, Innovation

Jennifer Busler leads a multi-disciplinary team at Seaspan to develop, explore and advance technical solutions in digital twins, data analytics, 3D and immersive visualization, autonomy, and green technologies for new ship construction and in-service support.

As a passionate advocate for innovation integrated into strategic business growth, she has spent her career working across diverse technology areas within Canada’s innovation ecosystem, adopting differentiating technologies that address industry and customer needs, and delivering projects and programs with partners in academia, industry and government organizations.

Maureen Katarama: Manager, Engineering and Design Systems

With a technology career spanning more than 15 years, Maureen Katarama has accumulated a wealth of experience in technology, having held diverse roles across various industries. Currently, she serves as the Manager of Engineering and Design Systems at Seaspan.

Not only does she have a passion for technology, but she am deeply committed to breaking down barriers and fostering inclusivity in the tech world. Her journey, although challenging, was fueled by drive, determination and perseverance. Through her work, she strives to inspire and empower the next generation of female professionals to embrace their passions and excel in the fields of science and technology.

Amrit Grewal: Manager, Electrical Systems

Amrit Grewal is an experienced Senior Leader in Electrical Engineering, offering a proven track record of over a decade in successfully spearheading a diverse range of engineering projects and programs across dynamic industries including Oil & Gas, Construction, Mining, Power Generation, and Ship Building.

She has skillfully navigated projects of varying scales, guiding them from conception to reality. Her adept leadership has been instrumental in orchestrating endeavors with budgets spanning from $5 million to $4.4 billion.

About Seaspan

Seaspan is a leader in Canada’s ship design, engineering, building and ship repair industry. With modern facilities and a dedicated workforce of approximately 3,600 in North Vancouver and Victoria, the company has proven itself to be a trusted and strategic partner on a range of complex projects for both government and the private sector.


The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering and supporting women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Canada. Through their advocacy and transformative programs, SCWIST aims to break down barriers, inspire future leaders, and create a more inclusive and equitable landscape in the world of STEM.

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September 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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