July 24th, 2020

WJA Announces 2020 WJA-Gabriel Love Foundation Student Scholarship

The scholarship, sponsored in partnership with Gabriel & Co’s Gabriel Love Foundation., is awarded to Zulaikha Aziz. ... Read more

July 15th, 2020

WJA Announces Lineup of Speakers and Sponsors for Virtual 2020 Awards for Excellence July 27

Keynote presenters include notable authors and a TED Talks speaker on corporate leadership. ... Read more

June 15th, 2020

WJA Announces 2020 Female Veteran Grant Winner

The grant, sponsored by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group, is awarded to Latoya Boyd... Read more

June 3rd, 2020

WJA Schedules Virtual 2020 Awards for Excellence Celebration

The annual fundraising event will be hosted online and include a keynote speaker... Read more

June 1st, 2020

WJA's Commitment to Racial Justice Statement

WJA stands in solidarity with the Black community against systemic racism. ... Read more

May 4th, 2020

WJA Announces 2020 Carelle/WJA Member Grant Winner

The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) has awarded Eve Streicker, the founder of Original Eve Designs, the 2020 Carelle/WJA Member Grant in memory of Brooke Tivol McGrath... Read more

March 30, 2020

WJA participates in the newly-launched Jeweler Support Network

WJA joins other industry associations in the Jeweler Support Network to provide resources and support for independent local jewelers... Read More

March 24, 2020

WJA, JA, and JVC Join NRF in Urging Government to Protect American Retailers 

The associations joined 90 others as signatories to an NRF letter... Read more

March 11, 2020

WJA March is Me Month Featured Industry Articles 

Find press coverage for March is Me Month as well as more infromation ... Read more

March 9, 2020

Gem Junkies features WJA Executive Director Jennifer Markas

Listen to this podcast and more... Read more

February 25, 2020

WJA Announces March is Me Month Marketing Partners

From retailers such as Signet and Macy’s, to suppliers like Richline Group and Stuller, the messaging will be widespread... Read more

January 20, 2020

InStore Publishes WJA Executive Director Jennifer Markas

Here's How We Can Level The Playing Field For Women In The Jewelry Industry. The Women's Jewelry Association empowers women to lead and succeed... Read more

January 8, 2020

WJA Announces March is Me Month

The WJA announces a new, industry-wide marketing initiative entitled March is Me Month... Read more

November 7, 2019

WJA Debuts Negotiable, a Members-Only Benefit to Learn More Effective Bargaining 

The WJA debuts Negotiable, a Members-Only benefit that builds ability to bargain effectively in the workplace... Read more

October 15, 2019
WJA Introduces Connect, a Members-Only Online Community

The WJA introduces Connect, a members-only online community. The new benefit provides a professional space to network and learn... Read more

September 5, 2019
WJA Appoints New Executive Director

The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) has moved its headquarters back to New York City and appointed a new executive director, Jennifer Markas, who begins work Sept. 10. ... Read more

August 20, 2019
Jewelry Night Out Events Around the US
The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) will host its seventh annual WJA Jewelry Night Out on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. A membership discount for new and renewing members is available... Read more

August 6, 2019
AGTA Announces WJA Gem Diva Winners

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The Women's Jewelry Association receives generous support from corporations and organizations in the jewelry industry and beyond. Our strategic partnerships and annual sponosorship opportunities allow members of  the jewelry community to show their support for women in jewelry-related careers. This ongoing funding directly impacts our ability to provide meaningful programs and benefits that impact the lives of our members. Our sincerest appreciation goes to all Corporate Sponsors. Sponsors at the $5,000 level and above appear below.