GSI Appoints Alethea Inns as Chief Learning Officer
Alethea Inns as Chief Learning Officer at GSI
Gemological Science International (GSI) has appointed Alethea Inns as its Chief Learning Officer. The new role is part of GSI’s commitment to ongoing education programs, courses and tools for the trade and consumers. As a seasoned professional, Ms. Inns’ extensive background and evident passion for diamonds will be a valuable addition to GSI’s research and education departments.
“Alethea brings valuable expertise and extensive knowledge to her role, which will contribute to our long -term goals. We are thrilled to welcome Alethea to our team.” said Debbie Azar, President and Co- Founder of GSI.
Ms. Inns holds her MS in Nonprofit Management and Project Management from Northeastern University. She obtained her Hons. B.Sc. in Geology from McMaster
University, her FGA from the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, and her Graduate Gemologist diploma from GIA. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. She has spent her career specializing in the theory and practice of diamond grading, fancy colored diamonds, and colored stone identification. She has experience expanding education, course offerings, and gemological knowledge to members of the industry, including specializing in learning strategy, e-learning development, instructional design, professional credentialing, and influencing change through building a culture of learning.
Gemological Science International (GSI) is one of the largest gemological organizations in the world. Founded in 2005 in New York City, it has since grown to have 13 gemological laboratory facilities spanning four continents. Utilizing leading-edge processes and proprietary technologies, GSI provides manufacturers and retailers globally with a wide range of gemstone identification and grading services. The company is committed to advancing gemological professionals and the general public at all levels.For more information about GSI, visit: research through its Research Center, and it offers gemological educational programs for trade www.gemscience.net