HASSON, Anne Davis

USA (1960- )

Last updated: November 6, 2019 at 2:52 am

Entrepreneur; conservationist; wildlife photographer; Vice-President of Reservations, Advertising and Marketing for Aggressor Adventures; co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Sea of Change Foundation; co-founder of Aggressor Fleet with husband Wayne Hasson in 1984; helped to design the first Aggressor yacht, which debuted in the Cayman Islands in 1984; began diving at age 14. The Sea of Change Foundation helps fund marine conservation and research initiatives. The foundation’s programs include the Cayman Coral Nursery, Palau Northern Reef Enforcement Project and the Reef Rescue and Rapid Response Fund, which empowers divers and local communities to serve as “first responders” to catastrophic reef damage. Anne has also sponsored the $2,000 WDHOF and Aggressor Adventures graduate scholarship in Marine Conservation since 2011.

Women Divers Hall of Fame (2010)
SSI Platinum Pro5000 Diver

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