In this issue: International Women’s Day 2021: Inclusive and gender balanced sectors more efficient and successful; EMSA sets out priorities for the year ahead in recently published ‘Outlook 2021’; EMSA responds to Belgian authorities’ request for institutional training; EMSA RPAS currently providing regional multipurpose surveillance over the Black Sea area; EMSA’s Earth Observation services: Deployment of a new SAR satellite; Pollution prevention issues added to agenda at virtually held inter-secretariat meeting.