Feb 28 2023
Episode 33. Lourdes Evans, Senior Manager, Kongsberg Digital and Co-President WISTA CT
Welcome to The Last Dinosaur, a podcast that explores the latest trends and innovations in the technology industry. In this week's episode, I sit down with Lourdes Evans, Senior Manager at Kongsberg Digital and Co-President of the WISTA Connecticut chapter, to discuss the impact of COVID on remote training, digital transformation in the maritime industry, the importance of mentoring, and more. Lourdes brings a wealth of experience to the table, having worked in a variety of roles within the technology and maritime sectors. As a senior manager at Kongsberg Digital, her focus is on seafarer training via simulation products. In addition, Lourdes is a passionate advocate for gender diversity in the industry, and has played an active role in mentoring and supporting women in tech through her involvement with WISTA. During the episode, we cover a range of topics, including: How COVID has forced the industry to rethink remote training and education, and the opportunities and challenges this presents.Lourdes' insights on the digital transformation of the maritime industry, and how it has changed the way businesses operate and interact with their customers.The role of mentoring in supporting women in tech, and the importance of creating a supportive and inclusive community.Lourdes' advice for aspiring professionals in the industry: "Just Do It". Throughout the episode, Lourdes shares a wealth of knowledge and experience, providing valuable insights into the current state of the technology and maritime industries. So be sure to tune in, and don't forget to submit your questions and feedback to help shape future episodes. And if you enjoy the show, please leave us a five-star review!