Bogota: The Second meeting of Latin America’s Mujeres Brillantes, (Woman Jewelers of Latin America) hosted by Cluster de Joyeria y Bisuteria de la Camara de Comercio de Bogota (Chamber of Commerce of Bogota) and took place at it’s headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, where additional 44 members attended the meeting. Established 4 months ago in Panama City, Panama the association has grown to 95 women with many more showing interests to join. The meeting resolved to formalize the group and elect a board of directors.
Ali Pastorini, Senior Vice President of the World Jewelry Hub, was unanimously elected by the group to serve as its first president. “I am honored and humbled to serve you in furthering our mutual goals, in such a short while we have created much excitement throughout Latin America about the empowerment of woman in the Diamond and Jewelry industry”, she said.
Judy Meana , Vice President of World Jewelry Hub who nominated Ms. Pastorini for President said, “We understand the big responsibility we face , empowering women is not only to show how great we are but also to give opportunities and encourage them to keep fighting for their dreams”.
Mujeres Brillantes established a group on Facebook and WhatsApp where the members can network, exchange ideas, experiences and promote their businesses. Any woman in the industry who wishes to join the group may register on Facebook and if qualified will be accepted.
Formation of the entire Board and by laws will be concluded soon.