Post Tagged with: "PADIWomen"

My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Virginia Watson

My PADI Story: PADI Instructor Virginia Watson

26 July, 2017 at 9:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Virginia Watson When you think of New Zealand, you might not think of scuba diving – but you should. New Zealand is home to some incredible dive sites and stunning marine life. As a PADI Instructor with Dive Otago, Virginia Watson gets to call these amazing dive […]

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5 Dive Industry Leading Ladies on the Women Who Inspire Them

5 Dive Industry Leading Ladies on the Women Who Inspire Them

18 July, 2017 at 5:20 am Comments are Disabled

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and guest blogger, Brooke Morton reached out to five leading women in diving to hear about the inspiring female role models that influenced them to become the game changers they are today. Jillian Morris– Shark Researcher and Founder of Sharks 4 Kids “My scuba hero […]

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The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

14 July, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, and founder of Girls that Scuba, Sarah Richard. Scuba diving, like many sports, has historically been a male dominated field. However, this is changing. Since PADI’s first Women’s Dive Day in 2014 there has been a 2.2% increase in female certifications for PADI recreational courses, from 37.2% […]

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4 Reasons to Join PADI Women’s Dive Day

4 Reasons to Join PADI Women’s Dive Day

11 July, 2017 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

  PADI’s 3rd annual Women’s Dive Day is coming up this Saturday, July 15. Last year we had over 700 events in 77 countries, bringing together divers all over the world. As we gear up to celebrate this weekend, here’s some of our top reasons to get involved with an […]

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How To Inspire The Next Generation of Dive Women

How To Inspire The Next Generation of Dive Women

10 July, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

Inspiring the next generation of divers can be as simple as just taking the time to interact with the youth in your life by sharing stories, asking about their interests, and encouraging them to step out of their comfort zones. The future of diving and the health of our oceans […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Dimpy Jacobs, Indonesian PADI Instructor & Marine Biologist

PADI Women in Diving: Dimpy Jacobs, Indonesian PADI Instructor & Marine Biologist

9 July, 2017 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo supplied by Murex Dive Resort In Indonesia, local female PADI Professionals aren’t common, but this didn’t stop Dimpy Jacobs, who was one of the first Indonesian females to earn her PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. Not only are female instructors few and far between here, but female marine […]

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