Award Recipient


Basic Dive Training Grant, Sponsored by the Women Divers Hall of Fame

Gabriella Nemani

Gabby is a Papua New Guinean who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She works with the Sea Women of Melanesia Inc. (spearheaded by Coral Sea Foundation), a newly established local NGO that empowers women to take an active role in driving marine conservation in Papua New Guinea. She loves spreading awareness about marine life and working with local island communities to set up Locally Managed Marine Areas. Learning to scuba dive will fulfil her lifelong goal of further exploring the ocean world and enable her to effectively carry out marine surveys and projects where dive skills are required.

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