Scuba Careers

Go Pro, Girls!

Go Pro, Girls!

18 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alexandra Dimitriou-Engeler is a dive center owner in Agia Napa, Cyprus. She became a diver in 1992 and received her bachelor’s degree in Oceanography at Plymouth University in 2003. Her love of the ocean has always been her driving force, and this has led to the natural progression of becoming […]

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Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

Alessandra Sicilia, PADI Master Instructor and Dive Center manager

14 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Alessandra Sicilia is the manager of TGI Diving, with three PADI Dive Centers in Egypt and a total of 12 around the world. PADI Regional Mananger Jonas Samuelsson interviewed her in the run up to the PADI Women’s Dive Day… Thank you very much for taking the time to share your […]

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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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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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Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

Andrew Raak: Dive Instructor for Beginners and Billionaires

5 May, 2015 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

When we asked PADI Pro Andrew Raak for his job title, he suggested:  Freelance Dive Instructor for beginners to billionaires, and everyone in between. Sounds like a great gig to us! Read on to learn more about the adventures of Andrew… Originally from Philadelphia, Andrew developed a fascination with the ocean […]

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6 Experts Reveal Top Tips on Becoming a Professional Underwater Photographer

6 Experts Reveal Top Tips on Becoming a Professional Underwater Photographer

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

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional underwater photographer, advice from an accomplished professional could come in handy. That’s why we asked some photo pros to help us make a list of their best tips for turning pro. Enjoy! Start with Being a Good Diver and Good Photographer. […]

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