The Women Divers Hall of Fame is proud to
announce the selection of six new Members
who will constitute the Class of 2014:
• Barbara Allen: Pioneer, Instructor, Ocean Advocate
• Kristine Barsky: Marine Biologist, Environmentalist, Author, Videographer
• Emma L. Hickerson: Unit Diving Supervisor, Conservationist, Submersible Pilot
• Jayne Jenkins: Photographer, Educational Non-Profit Leader, Conservationist, Safety Diver
• Deidre Sullivan: Marine Geologist, Educator, Submersible Diver
• Tamara Thomsen: Maritime Archaeologist, Shipwreck Conservationist, Instructor
These extraordinary women will be officially inducted into WDHOF on March 29, 2014 at the Beneath the Sea (BTS) Awards Banquet in Secaucus, New Jersey (www.BeneathTheSea.org).
2014 WDHOF Scholarships & Training Grants are now available for application.
Click here to view the 2013 winners.
Start the DEMA Show right!
Come out and party at the hottest place to be...
Co-sponsored by DAN (Divers Alert Network)
Steel pan player, Ricardo, generously sponsored
by the Antigua Tourist Board
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • 7:30-10:30 pm
Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL
Come bid on extraordinary DREAM trips
to exotic locations far and near...
All for the worthy cause of supporting the WDHOF Scholarship Fund!
The members of the Women Divers Hall of Fame are having a party at DEMA 2013 in Orlando, Florida! The “Tropical Dreams and Paradise Sunsets” shindig is on Wednesday, November 6th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. You KNOW it’s going to be an incredible night! – we’ve got the right stuff! Fabulous food, drink and a steel pan player drumming up a “Caribbean beat” compliments of the Antigua Tourism New York Office. Jonathan Bird, host and producer of Jonathan Bird’s Blue World will be our host and emcee. He’s going to be auctioning off fabulous dive & resort packages worth thousands of dollars. There will also be amazing items of artwork, jewelry, memorabilia, diving gear and other treasures in our silent auction. Check out the list ahead of time at:
Check back often, as we will be updating it as items come in...
Dress is casual “Island” garb for our party. This year we’re letting everyone in the door for a mere $20 per person because we want everyone to join us at our DEMA launch party. The event brings together diverse and key members of the diving industry in a merry, upbeat setting, and it’s a major fundraiser for WDHOF Scholarships and Training Grants. We’ll see you on November 6th!
Jonathan Bird • Emcee & Live Auctioneer
Jonathan Bird is a professional underwater cinematographer and photographer. His films have appeared all over the world, on networks such as National Geographic Channel, PBS, ABC, USA Network, Discovery and even the SciFi Channel. He has won nine Emmy Awards and two Cine Golden Eagles for his work. He is the author of seven books of underwater photography and the host of his own dive adventure science series on public television called Jonathan Bird’s Blue World.
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(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,
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:
- Recognize women divers who have made outstanding contributions to the exploration, understanding, safety and enjoyment of our underwater world and
- 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.