b'affordable, on-trend styles in these collections are the mementosWJA scholarship to provide funding for students who want to women wear to signify who they are, where theyre going, andachieve professional growth within the jewelry industry. But the what theyve done. Through 302 Fine Jewelry, we hope thatfoundation also seeks applicants who plan to use their future every jeweler can help their customer wear their story.careers in jewelry to improve communities and participate in charitable efforts. Tolearnmoreabout302FineJewelryvisit,www.Stuller.com/302FineJewelryandtoexplorethenewwebsitevisit,The WJA Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation, adminis-www.302FineJewelry.com.ters WJA scholarships and grants. Since its inception, the foun-dation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide education, business support, and mentorship to its members.TheWomensJewelryAssociationraisesfundsforthe foundationsgrantsandscholarshipsthroughouttheyear, WJA Announces 2020 WJA-Gabriel Loveprincipally via its Awards for Excellence Gala, which this year Foundation Student Scholarshipwill take place as a virtual celebration on July 27. The event will TheWJAawardedZulaikhaAziztheWJA-GabrielLoveinclude keynotes on transformation during times of change and Foundation Student Scholarship. The scholarship is a $5,000the importance of each business underscoring its companys award given annually to a deserving female student enrolled inpurpose to inspire and empower employees and customers. design or non-design courses through a jewelry or metalsmithingThe two keynote speakers are distinguished partners at the program at an accredited college, university, or training school.Boston Consulting Group. Zulaikha Aziz is a human rights attorney focused on womensSelect Moves Forward with November Jewelry rightsandaccesstojusticeglobally.SheisthefounderofShow at Mohegan SunMAZAHRI, a purpose-driven fine jewelry company founded onWith the rescheduling of the September Dallas show to 2021 the principle that business should be an important force forSelect Jewelry Shows is focused on their November 1-2 event good in the world, and that jewelry can empower and celebrateat the Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Uncasville, CT.the women and men involved in each step of its creation. Select Jewelry Show as served this market, which includes the AzizsloveofjewelryandcoloredgemstonesisgroundedNew England States, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, inherpersonalstoryandherAfghanheritage.Herfamilyfor seven years alternating between Foxwoods and Mohegan fled Afghanistan in 1982 and emigrated to the U.S. duringSun. It is a favorite among retail jewelers for the venue and the a previous war. Her grandmother was able to smuggle outquality of the exhibitorsancestral jewelry, some of which was passed on to Aziz. I deeply felt the power and meaning of these precious jewels,Select Shows are right size more personal two-day events not only in connecting us to the past, but in showing us thefeaturingapproximately65ofthemostpopularlinesand potential for future growth. My grandmother taught me neverprestigiousbrands.Selectwascreatedin2010toprovide to forget where I came from and my inherent human dignity.Though new to the jewelry industry, Aziz has over a decade of experience working with multilateral organizations, governmental bodies, academia, and civil society organizations to further the goals and aspirations of the worlds most vulnerable communities. SheiscurrentlycompletingaGraduateGemologist(G.G.) diploma at the Gemological Institute of America. She also holds a B.A. from McGill University, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and a J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law. The Gabriel Love Foundation was established by Gabriel & Co.,theNewYork-basedfinejewelrybrand.Itintendsits 64 | The Jewelry Business Magazine'