NCL Marks IWD 2021 With Month-Long Program

To mark the 110th anniversary of International Women’s Day, Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a month-long effort encouraging team members to “Step Up, Speak Up, Stand Up, and Never, Ever Give Up.”

The message of empowerment comes at a time when the NCL is poised to cross the one-year mark of its temporary suspension of operations as a result of the global pandemic.

Throughout the month of March, NCL will be hosting speed-mentoring sessions, conversations with female leaders and encouraging team members to both share their empowerment stories and show their appreciation of team members around the globe.

In addition, the team will have a front-row seat to a conversation with radio’s leading ladies, Danielle Monaro and Medha Gandhi of Elvis Duran and The Morning Show, a leading American syndicated weekday morning radio program and beloved Norwegian Cruise Line partner.

NCL president and CEO, Harry Sommer said: “The past 12 months have undoubtedly been some of the most challenging in our lives. Given our year-long suspension of sailing and all that implies, we are happy to take this time to recognize and celebrate the women across our organization who are helping see us through this unprecedented time, and who will inevitably help lead us into a future characterized by innovation and success.”

Said Sommer: “Today, and every day, we want to empower all of our team members to challenge the status quo and rise to the occasion all challenges pose.”

Last month, NCL’s parent company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. was featured in Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Large Employers, ranking in the top 75 companies in the overall Large Employer category and among the top 10 companies in the Travel and Leisure sector.

As part of its International Women’s Day effort, Norwegian Cruise Line’s leaders are sharing personal messages of empowerment and inspiring team members to do the same.

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