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WIPA's Commitment to D+I


Dear Members and Colleagues,

Over the last year, we’ve continually shared our Diversity + Inclusion efforts with you and feel it's time to talk more openly about our journey. We recognize that WIPA has not historically been as inclusive as it should be. We have not represented all types of weddings and wedding professionals in our marketing and social media, and we have not prioritized inclusivity training for leaders. Our response to social crises has been limited and our correspondence has not always been thoughtful. We have taken very seriously the feedback we have received from professionals that have felt excluded by WIPA and we are committed to growing our understanding, improving our practices, and reflecting our diverse community. Here are some ways we plan to do this:

Our Education
Our focus here is twofold- supporting our leaders and members with D+I education, while also being mindful of introducing our members to diverse experts across the industry.



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Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Increase Representation in Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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WIPA Partners with Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation for Diversity + Inclusion Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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Diversity + Inclusion (February Update)

This is our Diversity + Inclusion Committee and we are WIPA!

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First Gallery Focusing on Contemporary African Art Opens to Public

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Bridging The Racial Divide

You're invited to join your WIPA Atlanta Chapter members on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. as we host our first 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Series “Talk” (virtually).

Sponsored by The King Center in bringing people of diverse backgrounds together over dinner to talk about bridging the racial divide.

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