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Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

Interview with Gretchen Ashton, a Champion for Women and the Sport of Diving

23 June, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

While some of the women spotlighted in PADI’s “Women in Diving” Series have been inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Gretchen Ashton brings credentials beyond just her dive certifications. She was just the second woman inducted into the AAU Power Lifting Hall of Fame and has set 21 […]

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PADI Women’s Dive Day 2015

PADI Women’s Dive Day 2015

4 June, 2015 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to present the inaugural PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18 July 2015, a special day to get women together, in the water and involved in diving. With numerous events being hosted around the world, the goal is to get as many women as possible, at every level, […]

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Joanne Edney – An Impressive Life in the Dive Industry

Joanne Edney – An Impressive Life in the Dive Industry

30 May, 2015 at 5:44 pm Comments are Disabled

In anticipation of PADI’s Women’s Dive Day on July 18th, we are interviewing several women who are inspirational to divers and non-divers alike. Joanne Edney, a PADI Instructor, PhD scholar and ecologist was kind enough to be interviewed to share her views on what diving means to her. How has diving changed […]

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Judi Lowe – Lawyer, Accountant, PhD Scholar and PADI Scuba Instructor

Judi Lowe – Lawyer, Accountant, PhD Scholar and PADI Scuba Instructor

25 May, 2015 at 10:48 pm Comments are Disabled

To celebrate women in diving, PADI is showcasing several women who have made significant contributions to the sport. It is with pleasure that we recently interviewed passionate scuba diver Judi Lowe, a Lawyer, Accountant, PhD Scholar and PADI Scuba Instructor. Being a Lawyer, Accountant, PhD Scholar and PADI Scuba Instructor, […]

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Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

Cristina Zenato – Turning Childhood Dreams Into a Career In Diving

22 May, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

PADI has interviewed several amazing women so far as part of the “Women in Diving” series, and one thing is certain – they all share a strong passion and sense of purpose in exploring and protecting the ocean. Cristina Zenato exemplifies this spirit, turning childhood dreams into a career in […]

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Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

Amanda Cotton – Photographer, Underwater Explorer, and Airport Carpet Aficionado

15 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

To celebrate women in diving, PADI is spotlighting several women who have made significant contributions to the sport. This week, it’s professional photographer and PADI Assistant Instructor Amanda Cotton. In addition to numerous awards, Amanda’s work has been featured by National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian magazine among others, will be highlighted […]

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