Christina T. Miller
Christina Miller is the founder of Christina T. Miller Consulting, which provides education, guidance, and strategy for small to medium size companies in the jewelry industry and helps bridge civil society organizations and jewelers to implement customized, responsible, and sustainable business practices. In 2018 she was awarded the WJA Carelle Grant for her work and launched Better Without Mercury / Mejor Sin Mercurio. In 2004 she co-founded Ethical Metalsmiths (EM) and led the organization in various capacities for 11 years.
Sarah duPont is an award-winning humanitarian, educator, filmmaker and activist. As the President and Founder of the Amazon Aid Foundation, Sarah works with Neotropical scientists to study Amazonian biodiversity with an eye toward educating the public and introducing cutting-edge conservation practices and on the ground solutions to the region. Sarah is a producer and co-director of the award winning film River of Gold and the short documentary Mercury Uprising, both films about illegal gold mining in the Amazon Rainforest.
Brandee Dallow, an award-winning marketing and communications specialist, has been the North America Business Development Lead for the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) since March of 2018. Dallow is the Immediate Past President of the Women’s Jewelry Association, from which she received the Award for Excellence in Marketing & Communications (2009), and she is the current President of the WJA Foundation. She serves on the board of the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) and is a board advisor to Ethical Metalsmiths.
Nicholas Nehamas, a co-author of Dirty Gold, is an investigative reporter at the Miami Herald, where he was part of the global team of journalists that broke the Panama Papers. He previously covered real estate and health care for the Herald. A graduate of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, he joined the newspaper in 2014. He has also written for the New York Daily News, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Record (Bergen County) and Al Jazeera America. He grew up in New Jersey and attended Harvard College.