Has technology helped level the playing field for women in business?

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The supply chain is known for being always-on and ever-evolving. So in a world where time is at a premium in juggling real work with real life, has technology helped leading women throughout these industries to achieve more? Cynthia Worley, supply chain veteran of over 20 years, hosts this conversation with leaders from across the chain, including:

  • LK Bennett’s CFO, Heather Wood
  • Dataloy’s Head of Partner Relations, Hege Jacobsen
  • Smart Maritime Network’s COO & Co-Founder, Cathy Hodge
  • Maritime Professional Temi Binitie

Over 45 minutes, we discover the challenges, victories, top-tips and sage advice from those women using technology to their advantage.


VP Strategic Accounts, SEDNA

A self-proclaimed ‘Cheerleader for Change’, Cynthia delights in bringing dependable, value-add transformation to an industry long plagued by inefficiencies; fraught with paper trails, disjointed communications, and overflowing inboxes.

As the VP of Strategic Accounts at SEDNA, she supports, accelerates and amplifies the digitalisation efforts of the world’s top firms in the global supply chain by fixing the fundamental flaws in the building block of business communication – email; delivering on SEDNA’s mission to return 1 BILLION hours back to the world.

CFO, LK Bennett

CFO at Global luxury retailer L.K Bennett – Heather is a fully qualified accountant and manages a team overseeing all financial aspects of the privately owned retailer.

LK Bennet has 115 global stores with a thriving online business too. Heather has been CFO since September 2021 seeing the business through acquisition by overseas investor Rebecca Feng, who runs Byland UK.

Co-Founder/Chief Operating Officer, Smart Maritime Network

Cathy Co-founded Smart Maritime Network (SMN) in early 2019 – a platform to promote the benefits of enhanced integration and data sharing among stakeholders within the maritime, transport and logistics sectors, informing and educating the industry on technology developments and innovations across the sector, while providing wider opportunities for collaboration, relationship building and knowledge sharing.

Maritime Professional

Through her experience of commercially operating a fleet of oil tankers, trading in a tramp capacity, Temi has financially contributed over USD 100M in revenue per annum, capitalizing on her network.

For over a decade, Temi has built and nurtured a diverse, and mutually beneficial professional network within the Ship Owner, Shipbroker, Oil Major and Refiners, Legal, Insurance, Ship Operations and Management sectors, globally. As a manager, she is inclusive and embraces her coaching skills with the development of her team, whilst creating a supportive environment.

She is a passionate advocate of the maritime industry who lends her voice to promoting its positive contributions.

Head of Partner Relations at Dataloy Systems AS

Dataloy Systems develops and runs enterprise systems for the maritime industry. With a thirty year history and a long term commitment for the future Dataloy is currently growing the organization and innovating all of their products and platforms.

Hege focuses on developing the Dataloy Ecosystem of Master Partners. Her specialties include Creating New Business areas, General Management, Organizational Development, Project Management, Management Consulting, Search & Selection, HR, Organizational Efficiency.