Saturday, July 20, 2024

Women Divers Hall of Fame Welcomes Three New Inductees


The Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) has announced the latest three members to be inducted. The new members will constitute the Class of 2023. The new inductees are:

Andrea Marshall, Ph.D.

Based in Mozambique, Marshall is a Conservation Biologist, Educator, and co-founder of the Marine Megafauna Foundation. A dedicated ocean conservationist, marine photographer, and more, she is a fellow of the Explorers Club and a National Geographic Explorer.

Newest members of the Women Divers Hall of Fame
Newest members of the Women Divers Hall of Fame

Elizabeth (Liz) Taylor

Based in California, USA, Taylor is a submersible industry executive, explorer, and educator. She has been the President of DOER marine since 1994, a company that specializes in building submersible and other subsea systems. A Wings WorldQuest award winner, she has taken part in over 60 scientific diving and ocean exploration expeditions over the years. She is also the co-host of The Ocean Elders Dive In with Liz and Sylvia series.

Erika Lopez

Based in Colombia, Lopez is the Executive Director of the Biodiversity Conservation Colombia Foundation and a renowned conservationist and island sanctuary protector. Through her work with the foundation, she has been dedicated to conserving and protecting the iconic island sanctuary of Malpelo.

You can find out more information about the Women Divers Hall of Fame here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for