J.E.W.E.L.S., Inc. is a social justice organization for women who are interested in social justice, mentorship, service, and leadership. The J.E.W.E.L.S. acronym stands for Justice, Empowerment, Wisdom, Excellence, Leadership, and Service. The organization’s mission is to empower future women leaders who seek professional and personal growth through mentorship, networking, and service.
"Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn't be that women are the exception."
Our vision is to be the premier campus organization that empowers the next generation of women leaders in criminal justice.
To empower future women leaders who seek professional and personal growth through mentorship, networking, and service.
J.E.W.E.L.S., Inc. At A Glance
Daniela Wright - Cohort 2 - NCCU Chapter
"J.E.W.E.L.S., Inc. has opened me up to be a more available and communicative person. I believe it has offered growth in peer connections. It has also opened my eyes to have more love within the criminal justice system. I am more open within my field in which J.E.W.E.L.S., Inc. has assisted me in getting a deeper feel of how to better assist diverse individuals in the community on different levels."
Brianna Brown- Cohort 1 - NCCU Chapter
"Since becoming a member of the J.E.W.E.L.S. organization in 2019, becoming a better leader has been instilled within me. I have had the pleasure of networking and learning through so many people. It was also a pleasure to serve as the FIRST Vice President of this illustrious organization. To be a member of this group means that you share a common goal with other like-minded women to be an advocate for the voiceless and give back a greater good to the community. This organization brings so much life and happiness to me. I am forever grateful for our founders, my sisters, and all of the hard work that is soon to come."
Daisha Ingram - Cohort 3 - NCCU Chapter
"J.E.W.E.L.S., Inc. has helped me gain a sisterhood that I never knew I needed. It has helped me to network and meet impactful women of color who have broadened my horizons to be a better me and a better businesswoman."
- Professional Development
- Students Engagement
- Student Centered Success
100% Graduation Rate
71% Retention Rate since 2019
Over $20,000 Fundraised since 2019
$500 Schorlarship awardee for 2021
1230 Total Community engagements hours since 2019
$8,917.50 of monetary value provided to the Durham community in engagement hours
Devote Ourselves to truth and services on a local and global platform.
Promote creative expression and advocacy in the
field of criminal justice
Provide young women with interpersonal and professional skills that will prepare them as
Build communities of young women fostered through mentorship and personal relationships
Empower young women to become cmmunity and university leaders, preparing them for future leadership in the field of social and criminal justice.