The Diamond Project is a grassroots organization dedicated to empowering womxn and their allies with virtual programming and community-led initiatives.

 This project offers an engaging exploration of the lives lived by womxn and those who support them and provides a creative outlet for voices that actively encourage the upliftment of womxn.

The Diamond Project is your virtual space for making lasting connections, gaining personal and professional development skills, and finding a positive balance between life and work. 



Meet the Founder and CEO

Jennifer Lyon is a passionate non-profit manager and mental health advocate.  Jennifer is also a branding photographer operating in S.Ontario.  She is the creator of the Empowering Portraits series and is our resident 'maven' of community building. 

Visit her Photography website here:

Contact Jennifer

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Meet our Volunteer + Events Manager

Alison Purdy is the owner of Purdy RMT, operating in KW.  She is also in her third year of Psychology at U of G, and is an advocate for mental health. Alison is the driving force behind our latest virtual programming.  She is our 'connector', joyfully facilitating connections daily. 

Contact Alison

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"It’s crucial that we move closer to one another and shift from competition to collaboration. Uplifting each other for the benefit of us all." - Jennifer Lyon

Some of the incredible people involved in the project. Interactive Portraits provided by Jennifer Lyon.

For stories of empowerment, BTS and more check out our blog 


J.Drews is a local artist & illustrator who partnered with The Diamond Project in 2019 for a collaborative portrait photoshoot and illustration project. Select images were illustrated and integrated into this site and on-going marketing. 

Check out the BTS videos from this photoshoot here! 

For more info about her work click here