Founded in 2007 by Russell Simmons and leaders in the diamond and jewelry industries, the Diamond Empowerment Fund is a non-profit global organization whose mission is to support initiatives that develop and empower people in diamond communities throughout the world.

We believe that education is a key component to sustainable development, which in turn is essential to empower individuals, communities, and society toward future economic prosperity, stability and advancement. Through events like the Diamonds Do Good Awards Gala, we are able to raise funds to continue to grow our mission and to communicate to the world how Diamonds Do Good.