is an international non-profit professional honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including: the arts, science, deep sea exploration, underwater archaeology, medicine, free diving, equipment technology, cave diving, wreck diving, military diving, commercial diving, media, training and education, and business.
Melody Brenna, Reef Life CEO recently met Patti Kirk Gross, Trustee, WDHOF at the Explorers Club in New York during World Oceans Week. Patti attended the Force Blue Film Premier.
WDHOF'S TWO-PART MISSION IS TO:
Recognize women divers who have made outstanding contributions to the exploration, understanding, safety and enjoyment of our underwater world and support the underwater world and its associated careers by promoting opportunities for women and men in diving through scholarships, training grants and mentorship opportunities and a worldwide network of industry contacts. http://www.wdhof.org/wdhof-events.aspx
Created in 1999 and incorporated in 2001 by six founding sponsors: Beneath the Sea, Inc., the Underwater Society of America, the Women’s Scuba Association, Women Underwater, Hillary Viders, Ph.D., and Capt. Kathy A. Weydig; WDHOF, Inc. was granted its 501(c)(3) status in 2002.
WDHOF FOUNDERS Beneath The Sea, Inc. Underwater Society of America Hillary Viders, Ph.D. Capt. Kathy Weydig Women’s Scuba Association Women Underwater