WDHOF Logo-women divers hall of fame, association, logoThe Women Divers Hall of Fame is proud to announce the newest Members of the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Class of 2018, who will be inducted at Beneath the Sea in New Jersey in March.  Many of these ladies will be joining the diving world at DEMA Show 2017.  Show-goers can catch up with the new inductees at the Women Divers Hall of Fame booth #852 and at the WDHOF signature event,  Tropical Dreams and Paradise Sunsets on Wednesday Nov 1, 2017 (7:30-10:30 pm)  at the Rosen Hotel after the first day of the DEMA Show.

 

New Members for 2018

  • Diana Hollingshead – Oregon
     Instructor, Scientific Diver, Marine Biologist
 
   • Nathalie Lasselin – Quebec
     Explorer, Filmmaker, Speaker
 
   • Sharon Kwok – Hong Kong
     Marine Conservationist, Wildlife Protection Activist, Environmental Advocate
     The Blue Ocean community met Sharon when she was interviewed as part of the 2014 Blue Ocean Summit. You can find more about what Sharon is doing here: Changing the Consumer Dialogue in Asia –
 
   • Erin Quigley – California
     Photographer, Educator, Speaker
 
   • Patty Seery – North Carolina
     Educator, Women’s Advocate, Facilitator
 
   • Patricia Wuest – Florida
     Dive Magazine Journalist, Scuba Gear Tester, Ocean Conservationist

 

The very large field of extremely talented, accomplished nominees made the decision process a difficult one for the WDHOF Selection Panel. Sincere thanks to the Panel members and Panel Chair who worked so diligently and respectfully to make these selections. Those who were not chosen have every reason to be proud of their accomplishments, and will be warmly welcomed into the growing community of WDHOF Associates.

 

It is not easy to get into the WDHOF: yet the WDHOF nomination process has affirmed t at women throughout the world are doing great things to make a difference in the diving community and the marine environment. The Women Divers Hall of Fame extends its heartfelt thanks to those who nominated and wrote letters of support, and participated in this most important mission of the Women Divers Hall of Fame.
To attend the (Diving Equipment and Marketing Assocation) DEMA Show to be held Nov 1-4 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida, trade can register here.

 

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