DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND’S DIAMONDS DO GOOD AWARDS GALA SHINES LIGHT ON GIVING BACK

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 in Events, News | No Comments

DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND’S DIAMONDS DO GOOD AWARDS GALA SHINES LIGHT ON GIVING BACK   Nate Light, Dorothée Gizenga and Chow Tai Fook Receive Honors   Las Vegas, NV; June 3, 2016 – Three global industry leaders were honored for their outstanding leadership and service at the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s Diamonds Do Good Awards Gala, held last night. […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Unveils New Design For Its Iconic Green Bracelet

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Designer Mark Patterson Wins Competition To Create Bracelet For Diamonds Do Good  (New York, NY)—The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) announces a new design for its iconic Green Bracelet. The original Green Bracelet, with its malachite beads and rough diamond charm accent, was designed in 2007 as a symbol of support for the many good works […]

DOROTHÉE GIZENGA AND CHOW TAI FOOK TO BE HONORED BY DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND

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DOROTHÉE GIZENGA AND CHOW TAI FOOK TO BE HONORED BY DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND AT “DIAMONDS DO GOOD” AWARDS IN LAS VEGAS   For Commitment to Sustainable Practices and Community Development   New York, NY; March 21, 2016 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) will honor two industry luminaries this spring. D.E.F. will present its “Diamonds Do […]

Nathan R. Light To Be Honored By Diamond Empowerment Fund

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NATE LIGHT TO BE HONORED BY DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND AT “DIAMONDS DO GOOD” AWARDS IN LAS VEGAS   First Ever D.E.F. Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient   New York, NY; March 1, 2016 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) will present its first ever “Diamonds Do Good” Lifetime Achievement Award to Nathan R. “Nate” Light, former […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund to Host Diamonds Do Good Awards Gala in Las Vegas

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New York, NY; November 10, 2015 — The Diamond Empowerment Fund announces the Diamonds Do Good Awards Gala to be held in Las Vegas on June 2, 2016, the eve of the opening of the JCK Show. The event will honor industry leaders and companies that have made an outstanding contribution to improve the quality of […]

D.E.F. Awards $122,500 to Botswana Top Achievers Program; Check Ceremony Held at Dinner Reception Honoring Vice-President of Botswana, H.E. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi

Posted on Oct 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New York, NY; October 6, 2015 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) presented a check for $122,500 to support Batswana youth through access  to higher education so they can help contribute to the economic development and diversification of Botswana. The check was presented October 1 to the Botswana Delegation in New York for the United […]

D.E.F. Awards $122,500 to African Leadership Academy; Check Ceremony Held at Reception Featuring Former First Lady Graça Machel Mandela

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  New York, NY; September 29, 2015 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) presented a check for $122,500 to support the next generation of leaders in Africa through access to higher education. The check was presented to ALA co-founders Fred Swaniker and Chris Bradford, on the eve of the African Leadership Academy’s Student Indaba held in […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Responds to TIME Magazine in Open Letter

Posted on Sep 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

An Open Letter in Response to TIME Magazine’s September 7, 2015 Article “Diamonds Do Good” by The Diamond Empowerment Fund The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) is a global non-profit organization founded by and funded by the diamond industry to support education and other transformative initiatives in diamond communities around the world. During most of the […]

D.E.F. Student Scholars Shine at Diamond Empowerment Fund’s Gala, Diamonds in the Sky Las Vegas

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Las Vegas, NV; May 29, 2015 – Amidst the festive and sensationally colored backdrop of the Four Seasons Hotel Ballroom, Prime Minister Modi and the Government of India received the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s (D.E.F) highest recognition last night, the 2015 Global Empowerment Salute. Presented for India’s global leadership and contributions to democracy, development and the […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund to Support Diamond Development Initiative’s Mobile School Program in the DRC

Posted on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New York, NY; May 12, 2015 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.) announced today its support of a mobile school for youth in the Kankala mining community of the Kasaï Occidentale province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Set to open in June 2015, the Diamond Empowerment Mobile School will give twenty-five children […]