WiSA: Women in Scottish Aquaculture

Women in Scottish Aquaculture (WiSA) exists to introduce more women into aquaculture, and support those already working in the sector.

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A collaborative network for everyone in the Scottish aquaculture industry

WiSA is a collaborative network for everyone working in the Scottish aquaculture industry. Open for all to join, WiSA will promote the diverse and rewarding careers that are available in aquaculture, to encourage more women to enter the sector. It will also support the progression, opportunities and development of women who are already working in aquaculture. 

WiSA aims:

  • 1. TO RAISE AWARENESS of the opportunities for women to work in the aquaculture industry;
    2. TO PROVIDE A NETWORK for women to develop their careers within the industry;
    3. TO SUPPORT INDUSTRY in developing the potential of women within the workplace at all levels.

Check out the WiSA website for news, events, current vacancies, job profiles, courses, mentoring opportunities and lots more!

Join our Facebook group, or search #DiversityMakesUsWiSA on Twitter for the latest posts from the WiSA network. You can also find us on Instagram: @womeninscottishaqua 

Diversity makes us WiSA

Supporting Women

A survey conducted by SAIC revealed overwhelming industry support for the creation of a ‘women in aquaculture’ group. Almost 200 participants provided responses to the survey from across the UK aquaculture industry, of which:


said they would be interested in joining the group


said the group should provide networking support to those working, or considering, a career in UK aquaculture


agreed that it should raise awareness of women working in UK aquaculture

Get involved

If you are interested in getting involved, send an email using the button below, or contact us here.

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