The 2013 GOOD Awards will be honoring Model Noella Coursaris Musunka and Founder of the Georges Malaika Foundation.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
6:30PM – 9:30PM
New York NY
The GOOD Awards ere established to recognize individuals and corporations for outstanding leadership in the area of good corporate citizenship, sustainability, and promoting opportunity in Africa.
Hosted by Phyllis Bergman and Russell Simmons and sponsored by Tiffany & Co, JCK and Exelco.
Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres and Awards Program
About Diamond Empowerment Fund’s 2nd Annual GOOD Awards Honoree Noella Coursaris Musunka
Noella a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), will be presented the GOOD Award for her outstanding leadership and contributions to educate and empower young girls in the Congo through the Georges Malaika Foundation that she established in 2006. Noella’s achievements combine the fortunes of a successful global modeling and fashion career with an innovative passion for the uplift and education of girls in Africa. She has graced the covers and editorial pages of Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, Essence, GQ, and Esquire. Noella has been featured in a 30-minute special on CNN’s African Voices and CNN Connect the World. She has also addressed UNICEF and the Congolese Parliament about issues confronting underprivileged girls and most recently addressed the 2012 Opening Plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative in NY.
About The GOOD Awards
The GOOD Awards were established to recognize individuals and corporations for outstanding leadership in the area of good corporate citizenship, sustainability, promoting opportunity in Africa and helping to communicate the diamond industry’s commitment to helping individuals through education in African diamond producing nations.
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