IOE and IT staff celebrate International Women's Day

Wed 8 Mar 2023
Posted by: Phillip Adnett
IOE News
IOE&IT logo and International Women's Day article


The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) would like to wish all its members and followers a Happy International Women’s Day!

To celebrate this important event, IOE&IT staff got together to talk about the organisation’s work addressing female inequality in trade through policy and partnering with support networks, such as the International Trade Centre’s SheTrades initiative.

Male and female staff talked about how the IOE&IT stands for and strives to embody the values of Inclusivity, Opportunity and Equality in International Trade (IOE in IT).

Cast for the video (in order of appearance):

  • Kelly Rawles, chief operating officer
  • Sidonia Sicoe, client services associate
  • Gary Watson, head of talent acquisition
  • Rhonda Reekie, customs consultant
  • Susan Roe, academy trade and customs specialist
  • Helen Hastie, membership development manager
  • George Shaw, project manager
  • Samantha Hodgkins, trade and customs specialist
  • Hena Elsayed, customs consultant
  • Chloe Bedford, marketing manager
  • Sandra Cooper, trade and customs consultant
  • Professor Sangeeta Khorana, chair of the IOE&IT academic board
  • Marco Forgione, director general
  • Sonia Gutierrez, team leader and customs consultant
  • Michelle Ruttledge, customs and trade consultant
  • Dan Nthei, customs consultant
  • Viktoria Osso, customs consultant
  • Cherrie Ouerghi, events coordinator