Connecting Women to Careers in the Maritime Industry

Connecting Women to Careers in the Maritime Industry

Meet Leicia McKillop: from Oil wells to Oyster farming.

Connecting Women to Careers in the Maritime Industry

In the heart of the Sapphire Coast, a unique tale of adventure and determination unfolded when Leicia McKillop, along with her husband Mark, embarked on the Pambula Oyster Co. journey in 2014.

🌊 Exciting News! Prepare to be inspired as SisterShip Training brings together
a powerhouse of speakers at an exclusive event aboard P&O’sΒ Pacific AdventureΒ next Sunday. 🚒🌟
These remarkable women & men in maritime will share their wisdom, experiences, and insights,
paving the way for a brighter future in the industry. Stay tuned for empowering stories that
break barriers and ignite change!

 

Our Panellist: Leicia McKillop: Owner Pambula Oyster Company

Connecting Women to Careers in the Maritime Industry
Connecting Women to Careers in the Maritime Industry

In the heart of the Sapphire Coast, a unique tale of adventure and determination unfolded when Leicia McKillop, along with her husband Mark, embarked on the Pambula Oyster Co. journey in 2014. In a bold move, the pair bid farewell to their conventional jobs and invested their life savings into an oyster farm, seeking a simpler, more enjoyable life for their family.

The transition from a career drilling oil wells to oyster farming might seem unconventional, but for Leicia, it was serendipity at play. A chain of events, connecting acquaintances and coincidences, led them to Pambula Lake. Fuelled by their love for oysters and a passion for the sea, they embraced the challenge with unwavering determination.

Nine years later, what once appeared as a reckless sea change has become their reality. Living and working on the water, cultivating and sharing their love for oysters, Leicia has found her true home. Her story is a testament to following one’s heart, embracing challenges, and finding fulfillment in unexpected places.

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