Last updated: February 19, 2017 at 17:00 pm
Underwater photographer; public speaker; DAN/ROLEX Diver of the Year (1995); Marjorie’s Bank dive site named in her honour on the island of Roatan, Honduras. Marjorie Bank was also a role model for female divers. In the words of Jill Heinerth, “Marjorie was exhausted from being marginalized as a large woman in a man’s world. She wanted women of adventure and achievement to be recognized on their merit – not their appearance. She was calling out the diving industry on sexism.” (Sexism: Alive and well in scuba diving, DIVER Magazine Volume 40, Issue 7.)
Honours and Awards:
DAN/ROLEX Diver of the Year (1995)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.