Meet our fabulous team that keeps the organization running! Feel free to reach out to us directly about any questions or feedback. We are happy to be part of this community, and are here for our Members.
Founder & President
Roxy founded WIJO in July 2017 with a mission to empower and connect women in jazz, create a network, support system and platform for education within women in jazz, and to create meaningful change on the scene and within the jazz community.
Roxy is a professional Saxophonist/Musician, Composer, Bandleader, Recording Artist, Educator and Activist.
Tahira joined WIJO's leadership team in August 2017 with an intention to highlight the voices of black women within WIJO, nurture a community of intersectional feminists, and contribute to the empowerment of all women.
Tahira is a professional Musician, Composer, Educator, Activist, Recording Artist, and Bandleader.
Allegra has been an active member of WIJO since its inception and joined its leadership team in March 2020 with the aim to continue the essential work of fostering this community of women and non-binary people in jazz and allowing all voices and music to be heard and celebrated worldwide.
Allegra is the current administrator at the International Society for the Performing Arts. By using her experience with international nonprofits (ISPA, UNIS, LPA) she aims to create opportunities and support for the greater membership and pave a pathway for future generations of women in jazz.
Allegra is a professional musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, and recording artist.