Future Is Female

Women Leading the Diamond Industry

In light of Women’s History Month, we are uplifting the stories of the women in the diamond industry who relentlessly dare to shake up the status quo. Their contributions keep the diamond industry on a progressive path of transparency and innovation which are the contours of the industry’s values.

Join us for a conversation including the women who are shaping the modern diamond dream. We’ll uncover the stories of our esteemed panelists composed of entrepreneurs, founders, designers, and sustainability heads.


Future Is Female

Mosibudi Jo Mathole

Founder and Owner of Kwame Diamonds

Future Is Female

Madeline Fraser

Entrepreneur and Founder of Gemist

Future Is Female

Roxanne Rajcoomar-Hadden

Jewelry Designer and Founder of RHH Jewelry


Melanie Grant

Journalist and Author, Luxury Editor of The Economist’s 1843 Magazine


Discover the progress the natural diamond industry has made over the last decade and where technology is headed to ensure consumers feel confident that the industry’s values align with their own.


We’ll dive into how women leaders are integral to transforming industry inclusion.



Discuss how women industry leaders tapped into their personal consumer mindset to help shape the future of diamonds.


“A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.

~Melinda Gates

Last Year's Event

Diamonds: The Future is Female


Melanie Grant from the Economist’s 1843 magazine hosted a live debate, “Diamonds: The Future is Female”, with four guests: model and philanthropist Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, founder and CEO of the charity Malaika; Naseem Lahri, MD of Lucara Diamond Botswana; the fine jewelry designer Satta Matturi and Pat Dambe, Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Government Relations, De Beers Group.

The enlightening conversation turns from the impact of diamond mining around the world to how an increasingly strong representation of women in the workforce is helping to build and positively impact entire communities.

Read More: Why Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend!

Upcoming Event

The Woman Shaking Up Diamonds and Industry Norms


Wednesday, March, 12pm EST / 5pm GMT 

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