Christ Over Career COO & Clark Atlanta University's BJ Arnett Returns to WIFTA Board of Directors
ATLANTA, Sep. 5, 2022 -- Women in Film and Television Atlanta announced this month that Christ Over Career COO and Clark Atlanta University Art and Fashion Department Chair, Mrs. BJ Arnett is returning to their Board of Directors.
From 2013 - 2018, Mrs. Arnett served as WIFTA's VP of membership, PR director and chair of the gala. She is returning to the board after four years of absence now as a nationally recognized creative leader in fashion and marketing. As the Department Chair of Clark Atlanta University's Art and Fashion Department, Professor Arnett raised over $90,000 last year alone from sponsors including Levi Strauss and Co, Signet Jewelers, ICON 360, American Eagle Outfitters and Watson Media Group.
BJ Arnett will join women from diverse ethnicities and careers in the industries to guide the organization during the fiscal year from January 1 through December 31. The board is responsible for the basic operations, programming, benefits, fundraising and other key areas that support the organization. (Courtesy of WIFTA website)
Upcoming WIFTA events include the short film showcase September 10 and 11 and the WIFTA Gala in December, which Mrs. Arnett will be co-chairing.
About BJ Arnett
BJ Arnett is the COO of Christ Over Career (COC) a movement that is calling the church back to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. COC is currently on a national tour that began in NYC last month and continues to galvanize professionals in the marketplace refusing to compromise their core beliefs.
She is also the department chair of Clark Atlanta University's Art and Fashion Department where she founded “Trends and Tours”, a New York fashion excursion for art and fashion students. She established the first HBCU Art and Fashion Week at Clark Atlanta in 2016. She has been a featured speaker at Harlem’s Fashion Row's Digital Fashion Summit and hosted industry icons Beverly Johnson, Mikki Taylor, Yemi Osunkoya and Monique Younger and others at Clark Atlanta.
Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, television, video and other screen-based media by offering opportunities to connect, create, champion and inspire. With an emphasis on professionalism, education and training, we support the work of women in moving images media and foster greater public awareness of their efforts. There are currently 650 women members in Atlanta.