The Council of Fashion Designer of America has added CaSandra Diggs to its leadership team, as she becomes the first black woman to hold the position of President. This is a welcomed news as the fashion industry continues to make commendable strides towards inclusion and diversity. Fashion news.
According to a post by the organization, CaSandra Diggs joined the CFDA in 2001 and was most recently the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer.
As President, CaSandra will be reporting to the CFDA CEO Steven Kolb and the Board of Directors. She will expand her leadership role and be charged with developing strategy and making decisions that further the CFDA’s purpose to champion, educate, and support its members and the fashion industry-at-large. CFDA President.⠀
In her statement, CaSandra Diggs said: “CFDA remains a vital pillar of the fashion community. I am delighted to join Tom Ford and Steven Kolb as we continue to advance and evolve the CFDA into a modern, forward thinking organization that is reflective of our times.” Cassandra Diggs CFDA President. American fashion news today.
Steven Kolb in his welcome to her said, “CaSandra is an innovative thinker with a strong understanding of organizational and business operations. Expanding her role will provide the CFDA with more opportunity to meet the needs of the membership in a broad and diverse way. It is a critical time for our industry, and she is the right person with the right ideas to help lead CFDA into the future.” American fashion news.
Photo Credit: Instagram | CFDA President Cassandra Diggs
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