The Natural Diamond Council will host a webinar entitled ‘The Future is Female’ to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March.

The organisation writes: “Join us for a conversation during Women’s History Month about the women creating space within the diamond industry for evolution and imagination.

“Our panel of esteemed women includes entrepreneurs and founders, to designers and groundbreaking sustainability heads.


“We’ll dive into how they have dared with diamonds to disrupt tradition.”

It will include: Melanie Grant (host, journalist and author, luxury editor and picture editor of the Economist‘s 1843); Katie Fergusson (senior vice president of sustainable impact at De Beers Group) and Roxanne Rajcoomer-Hadden (jewellery designer and founder of RRH Jewellery).

Madeline Fraser (entrepreneur and founder of Gemist) and Mosibudi Jo Mathole (founder and owner of Kwame Diamonds) will also feature.

The webinar will take place 8 March at 12:00pm EST, or 5pm GMT for UK readers.