Award Recipient


Advanced Dive Training Grant - Recreational, Sponsored by the Women Divers Hall of Fame

Nina Hiukkanen

A native of Helsinki,Finland, Nina spent her childhood in the archipelago and fell in love with the ocean at an early age. She has traveled solo around the world and started diving education in 2016.  She is now a marketing professional, passionate about sustainability issues. She collaborates with a global sustainability network called Business of Purpose and believes that we can influence people’s opinions with marketing communications, changing their behavior to protect the oceans. Nina will use this grant to advance her diving skills to help the environment and marine species in the Arctic.

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