DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND PRESENTS 2019 ‘GOOD AWARD’ TO LEADING DIAMOND MINER AND LUXURY JEWELER GROUP

Posted on Jun 5, 2019 in Uncategorized

Raises Funds To Help Student Scholars from Diamond Communities Las Vegas, NV; May 31, 2019– Before an audience of industry leaders, heads of state and foreign dignitaries, The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F.)last night bestowed its Diamonds Do Good Award for Community Stewardship to leading diamond miner ALROSA and its Diamonds Do Good Award for Community […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Announces 2019 ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Honorees

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in News

ALROSA, Luxury Jewelers Resource Group to be Recognized for Community-Building Efforts New York, NY; January 29, 2019– The Diamond Empowerment Fund has announced the recipients of its 2019 ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Awards, to be presented at the D.E.F. annual gala on May 30 at the Venetian Hotel, Palazzo Ballroom Las Vegas, NV. ALROSA will receive […]

Inaugural ‘Diamonds Do Good Video’ Gets 11 Million Millennial Impressions In One Month

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

First Of Diamond Empowerment Fund’s New ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Video Series New York, N.Y.; December 5, 2018 –‘Conservation’, the first video in the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F)’s new Real Stories, Real Diamonds, Real Impact campaign targeting Millennials, has garnered 11 million impressions in the first month alone. The one-minute video, which appears on both the Diamonds Do Goodwebsite and on […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Announces Millennial-Focused Proposal Contest

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Winners to be Flown to Botswana to see Real Impact of Diamonds New York, N.Y.; November 1, 2018 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) today launched the ‘Real Stories. Real Diamonds. Real Impact’ proposal contest targeting millennials. With the aim to educate the public on the positive stories behind diamonds, entrants are asked to submit a video (maximum […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Awards $130,000 to Botswana Top Achievers Program

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Diamond Empowerment Fund Awards $130,000 to Botswana Top Achievers Program Holds High Level Reception with President of Botswana New York, N.Y.; September 26, 2018 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) donated $130,000 to the Botswana Top Achiever Program, during a dinner reception with His Excellency President Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi of Botswana. The presentation was made on the eve of […]

First Diamond Empowerment Fund Scholarship Announced Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela Centenary Birthday

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

D.E.F. Co-Founder Dr. Benjamin Chavis with President Nelson Mandela | Mozambique, 2006 New York, N.Y.; September 9, 2018 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) has partnered with the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) to establish the first in a series of Diamond Empowerment Fund Scholarships. The Mandela Institute for Development Studies’ unique approach develops […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Board Approves Up To Half a Million Dollars in Grants

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Includes Establishment Of Diamond Empowerment Fund Scholarships New York, N.Y.; July 16, 2018– At its mid-year board meeting held today, the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) approved up to $500,000 in grants to help students and young entrepreneurs from diamond mining countries or where the diamond industry does significant global business. This is a direct result […]

2018 Diamonds Do Good Awards – Celebrating the Importance of Giving Back

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Every year, we host the Diamonds Do Good Awards in Las Vegas and every year we are amazed by our industry’s commitment to and passion for doing good. In the words of our founder Nelson Mandela, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” and through the support of […]

Diamond Empowerment Fund Hosts Record 2018 DDG Awards

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in News

Raises Funds To Help Student Scholars from Diamond Communities Las Vegas, NV; June 6, 2018– The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) last week hosted its most successful Diamonds Do Good Awards to-date, held May 31 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas. The funds raised will be used to provide higher education scholarships and assistance […]

DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND ANNOUNCES 2018 ‘DIAMONDS DO GOOD’ HONOREES

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in Uncategorized

DIAMOND EMPOWERMENT FUND ANNOUNCES 2018 ‘DIAMONDS DO GOOD’ HONOREES   De Beers Group CEO Bruce Cleaver and the Government of Canada’s Northwest Territories to be recognized for community-building efforts.    New York, NY; January 16, 2018 – The Diamond Empowerment Fund has announced the recipients of its 2018 ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Awards, to be presented […]