CaSandra Diggs Appointed President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)
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CaSandra Diggs Appointed President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

CaSandra Diggs
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Diversity within the fashion industry has been an ongoing fight for many Black professionals across the field. This week, the industry saw major progress when the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced that CaSandra Diggs would be appointed as the company’s new CEO.

According to the CDFA website, Diggs will be responsible for “developing strategy and making decisions that further the CFDA’s purpose to champion, educate, and support its membership and the fashion industry-at-large.”

“CaSandra is an innovative thinker with a strong understanding of organizational and business operations,” CEO Steven Kolb said in a statement. “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.”

“CFDA remains a vital pillar of the fashion community,” Diggs said in a statement. “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.”

 

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CFDA News! The CFDA is pleased to announce the promotion of CaSandra Diggs to President of the organization.⠀ ⠀ Diggs joined the CFDA in 2001 and most recently was Chief Administrative and Financial Officer. As President, reporting to CFDA CEO @stevenkolb 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 membership and the fashion industry-at-large.⠀ ⠀ “CFDA remains a vital pillar of the fashion community,” @casdiggs said. “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.” ⠀ ⠀ “CaSandra is an innovative thinker with a strong understanding of organizational and business operations,” Kolb said. “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.”⠀

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