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.

WIJO Leadership

Roxy Coss

Roxy Coss

Founder & President

Email: roxy@wearewijo.org

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.

More: www.roxycoss.com

Tahira Clayton
Tahira Clayton

Tahira Clayton

Vice President

Email: tahira@wearewijo.org

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.

More: www.tahiraclayton.com

Allegra Levy

Allegra Levy


& Apple Music Coordinator

Email: allegra@wearewijo.org

Allegra is a Professional Jazz Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist.

More: www.allegralevy.com

WIJO Mentors


Emily Pecoraro

WIJO Mentors Director

Email: emily@wearewijo.org

Emily is a professional Woodwind Instrumentalist/Musician, Composer, Educator and Artistic Director & Curator of the Variousound Sessions.

More: www.empecmusic.com

WIJO Internship


Talia Rubenstein

WIJO Intern

Email: talia@wearewijo.org

Talia is a Jazz Guitarist and Composer, and currently studies at NYU. She was also a graduate of the WIJO Mentors program.

More: www.taliarubenstein.com