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23 - 24 November 2021
AmsterdamAlso available online via live streaming and on-demand

Chi Cruz
Seafarer at Cruise Industry


Chi is a global seafarer working on cruise ships for 20 years. Her most recent position was an on board manager when COVID-19 spread throughout her ship. She is passionate to share her personal narratives of resilience and coping skills during this crisis and advocate for seafarer mental health. A motto she follows, “It is ok not to feel ok and ok to ask for help” empowers fellow Filipino seafarers to overcome barriers to reach out for help. Chi’s social impact initiatives serves as an agent of change for all seafarers.

Agenda Sessions

  • Where Are They Now: Four stories about life on board and on shore during the pandemic