The WJA-Carelle Grant in Honor of Brooke Tivol McGrath was inspired by her spirit and character, which perseveres in our culture today. Through this grant Carelle assists promising women in the jewelry industry by helping them achieve their own aspirations. The scholarship is awarded annually in association with the Women's Jewelry Association (WJA), and is funded through private donations, jewelry auctions and a percentage of proceeds from Carelle's Brooke Leaf Collection.
To contribute to the grant: Please mail a check to Carelle, Attn: WJA-Carelle Grant 2 West 46th Street. Suite 709 New York, NY 10036
Checks should be made out to "WJA-Carelle Grant" and the memo portion of the check should acknowledge "WJA-Carelle Grant/Brooke Tivol McGrath".
For further information, please email: PRESSCONTACT@CARELLE.COM
On January 11, 2011, at the age of 28, Brooke Tivol McGrath unexpectedly passed away due to a rare blood infection.
Brooke was a fourth-generation female in the jewelry industry. With a family background in jewelry, a degree from Emory, courses taken at the GIA, and time spent abroad, Brooke cultivated a worldly and creative perspective in the jewelry industry.