WJA Is Accepting Nominations for its 2023 International Board
BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as it looks to diversify membership.
The organization is looking for “energetic, community-driven, and strategic thinkers” to join its board and develop jewelry industry-focused programming.
“WJA is committed to transparency, inclusivity, and community. Our organization deeply values diversity and welcomes professionals, entrepreneurs, and consultants from all backgrounds,” said WJA Executive Director Jennifer Markas.
“BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for board seats,” she said, adding that men may also serve on the board.
WJA is working through its five-year strategic plan to diversify its membership and bolster its programming to better serve the jewelry and watch industries.
There are also volunteer opportunities on the sponsorship, communications, mentorship, membership, event planning, and diversity board committees.
The WJA board meets quarterly and gives members the chance to network, develop leadership skills, and collaborate on creative projects with industry peers.
Those interested in joining the board or nominating a colleague can visit the WJA website.
The deadline for submitting an online nomination form is Oct. 26.
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