Welcome to the GIA Alumni Collective
A collective where Alumni can unlock new ideas and share insights and inspirations.
A global community of the diverse and brilliant minds of GIA Alumni, united to push the boundaries of the gemology and jewelry design industries forward.
A network where we celebrate each other and make valuable connections that last a lifetime.
As a GIA alumni, you are what brings this Collective to life. We want to hear your story and celebrate your achievements. Share your journey with us and help encourage GIA students and fellow alums.
We are here to connect and support you on your journey.
Monica Bern, GIA GG, JDT
Michelle Ma, GIA Graduate Diamonds
The chance meeting of these two GIA alum and their mutual desire to be entrepreneurs brought them together as business partners.
Marina Pilibosian Bozabalian, GIA GG
Ishkhan Bozabalian, GIA JDT
This duo has continued their family’s legacy by making their clients’ happiest moments a part of their business.
Josefina Baillères, GIA GG
A second generation GIA alum, her love of jewelry and fashion resulted in the launch of her own bespoke jewelry company.
Gerard Alexander, GIA GG
Resilience in the face of adversity. Gerard persisted and is now serving up bejeweled Happy Meal jewelry!
Chamal Jayaratna, GIA AJP
An award-winning designer, Chamal hails from Sri Lanka, studied in Thailand and heads design in Australia and France.
Mirabai Kuk Nagle, GIA GG
With a love for gems and jewelry since her youth, Mirabai scours the globe for the finest quality, hand selected gemstones.