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Dorothee Gizenga awarded Dubai Diamond Award

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The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) awarded Dorothee Gizenga its inaugural edition of the Dubai Diamond Award at a gala dinner held during the 2019 Dubai Diamond Conference, in recognition of her significant contribution to the development of the global diamond industry. 
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In accepting the award, Dorothee said: “I am deeply touched and honoured to receive this award. I’d like to express my sincere thanks to all those who make possible the work of supporting artisanal diamond miners and their communities.”
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Previously the Executive Director of the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) Dorothée provided leadership and inspiration for more than a decade, and stepped down in August to take on a new role as Regional Director based out of Kinshasa.
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DDI is proud to see one of our own rightly recognized, and applauds the DMCC for establishing the Dubai Diamond Award to underline its commitment to the international diamond community and inspire collective action for its sustainable growth.