WDHOF Reveals 2018 Class of Women Divers

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USA based Women Divers Hall of Fame has announced their class of 2018:

  • Diana Hollingshead is a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, a DAN Instructor, an AAUS Scientific Diver, and co-owner of Eugene Divers Supply. In 2008 Hollingshead established ‘Dive for a Cure’ to fund breast cancer research. To date Eugene Divers Supply has raised over US$560,000.00.
  • Nathalie Lasselin is a multi-award-winning underwater cinematographer based in Quebec. As a technical diver and instructor, she has filmed and explored deep wrecks, caves, and bodies of water in more than 50 countries.
  • Sharon Kwok Pong has used her celebrity status as an actor and model in the Chinese community to shine a spotlight on shark finning and illegal wildlife trade at events, in media campaigns, in schools and through her artwork. She is a Mission Blue and WildAid board member and is Executive Director of the AquaMeridian Conservation & Education Foundation.
  • Erin Quigley believes that exceptional imaging inspires stewardship of the marine environment. Quigley is an award-winning photographer and the first Adobe ACE certified expert to focus specifically on post-production techniques for underwater photographers.
  • Patty Seery is Director of Training at DAN America. She is behind the current DAN first-aid courses and mentors women of all ages in diving activities through training and travel.
  • Patricia Wuest is editor-in-chief of Bonnier Corporation and has enjoyed a 20+ year career in dive journalism. She is passionate about using the magazines’ platform to support the dive industry’s efforts on all fronts – training, equipment, travel, and conservation – to spread the joy of scuba diving, to promote safe-diving practices and to reinforce the industry’s commitment to protect our water resources.

The six ladies – four American, two non-Americans – will be officially inducted into WDHOF on 24th March 2018 at the Beneath the Sea Awards Banquet in Secaucus, New Jersey.

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Rosemary Lunn

Rosemary Lunn

Roz is the Founder of The Underwater Marketing Company, Co-founder of EUROTEK, and established TEKDiveUSA. She is a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, a BSAC Advanced Instructor, and a rebreather and Trimix diver. Before moving into the PR field she worked as a full time recreational instructor in the UK and abroad, on History Channel and National Geographic documentaries, as a safety diver, and modelled underwater.

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