Szilvia Gogh , 2017
PADI Course Director, Dive Trip Leader, Underwater Stunt Woman, Youth Mentor
Szilvia Gogh, a Platinum Pro 5000 diver, was the first female PADI Course Director in Hungary and the youngest female PADI Course Director in the world, having certified over 1,300 students. For the last 15 years, she has worked with and provided internships for disadvantaged, at-risk youth in Los Angeles, and is trained to provide Boy Scout SCUBA merit badges. Szilvia organizes female-friendly dive trips and her website serves over 6,000 women divers from 20 countries. Her articles have been widely published in many international publications. A safety diver and stunt double for the film industry who has also trained LAPD Dive Team leaders and Sheriff Dive Team members, Szilvia was recently named a PADI Ambassador.