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Furniture World Magazine furninfo.com 06 Aug, 2022 00:15 am

ASID Honors Rising Leaders in 2022 Ones to Watch Program

Furniture Industry News: Annual program promotes diversity by recognizing professionals from underrepresented communities.

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the scholars and award winners for its 2022 Ones to Watch program, which honors underrepresented members of the interior design community.As part of ASID’s dedication to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the interior design profession, the Ones to Watch initiative supports and provides opportunities to rising leaders.“The interior design community needs to improve diversity and inclusion across all areas of the practice,” said ASID CEO, Gary Wheeler, FASID, FIIDA.Applicants are required to be active members of the interior design industry with 5-15 years of experience who are on a path to higher leadership positions.

Ables received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the University of North Texas (UNT).As a student, she was involved in ASID and International Interior Design Association (IIDA), served as treasurer for the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality and was the president of UNT’s Interior Design Student Alliance.

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