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Wednesday, November 4, 2015 • 7:30-10:30 pm

Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL


Tickets: $20 per person


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Buffet including a Pasta Bar • 50/50 Raffle • Live and Silent Auctions
Steel Pan Player compliments of the Antigua Tourism New York Office

Host & Emcee: Dr. Phil Nuytten, CEO of Nuytco, inventor of the famous Newtsuit, and world-renowned in undersea exploration and technology.


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Click here to view the
Women Divers Hall of Fame 15th Anniversary Video

produced and directed by Andrea Stockert


Applications are now open from Sept. 1 - Nov. 20, 2015

WDHOF 2016


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What Is The Women Divers Hall of Fame?

(click above on "What Is The..." to view our intro video)

The Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is an international
non-profit professional honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including: The Arts, Science, Medicine, Sports, Exploration, Marine Archeology, Media, Service, Dive Training and Education, Safety, Business, Marine Environment and Conservation, Free Diving, Commercial Diving, and Military Diving.

Created in 1999 and incorporated in 2001 by six founding sponsors: Beneath the Sea, Inc., the Underwater Society of America, the Women’s Scuba Association, Women Underwater, Hillary Viders, Ph.D., and Capt. Kathy A. Weydig; WDHOF, Inc. was granted its 501(c)(3) status in 2002.

WDHOF's two-part mission is to:

  1. Recognize women divers who have made outstanding contributions to the exploration, understanding, safety and enjoyment of our underwater world and
  2. Support the underwater world and its associated careers by promoting opportunities for women and men in diving through scholarships, internships and mentorship opportunities and a worldwide network of industry contacts.



Upcoming Events

Beneath The Sea 2016
April 1-3, 2016

DEMA 2015
November 4-7, 2015
Orlando, FL


Beneath The Sea, Inc.
Underwater Society of America
Hillary Viders, Ph.D.
Capt. Kathy Weydig
Women’s Scuba Association
Women Underwater


Sally Wahrmann
43 Mackey Ave.
Port Washington, NY 11050

Recognizing the contributions of
women pioneers, leaders and innovators in the many fields of diving; Promoting careers & opportunities for women in the dive community.

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