Diane Quest

Chief External Affairs Officer

https://pointsoflight.org/

Diane Quest is the chief external affairs officer at Points of Light where she leads the external affairs division comprised of the marketing and communications department, the events management department, customer care and mission recognition programs. An accomplished communications professional, she brings 20 years’ experience developing and executing all aspects of marketing and communications. In her prior role at MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, she successfully led a rebranding effort that increased visibility in earned media and social media and doubled registration at the organization’s annual national conference. She previously served at The Pew Charitable Trusts as a communications manager and as the national media director at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Diane also has experience working within the federal government as the media and legislative affairs liaison for the inspector general at the U.S. Department of State and began her career as a television journalist.  

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The Points of Light Civic Circle Offers Real Ways You Can Change the World 

by Diane Quest
Madeline and her dogs in front of the artwork she painted for Humane Fort Wayne’s LoveSeats campaign, which raised over $120,000./Courtesy Madeline Phuong
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Turning Passion into Action, Indiana Teen Sells Artwork to Save Animals

by Diane Quest
Cameron Miller, founder of Three Piece Suit Football (TPSF) pictured with former American football official Mike Pereira./Courtesy Cameron Miller
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Football for Good: Volunteer’s “Three Piece Suit Football” Honors Veterans

by Diane Quest
Daisy Guillen provides thousands of dollars in grants and community support through the Starbucks Foundation in Long Beach, California/Courtesy Daisy Guillen
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Starbucks Employee Spreads Kindness Across California During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

by Diane Quest
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Transforming Communities Through Service

by Diane Quest
The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Lisa Young serves as a volunteer mentor with Take On College, a nonprofit providing free support to first-generation and low-income students who aspire to attend college./Courtesy Lisa Young
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First Generation, Low-Income Medical Student Paves the Way for Others Through Her Mentorship

by Diane Quest
Jessika Kennedy’s Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps team created a COVID-19 response unit in March 2020 to support its Tulsa community throughout the pandemic./Courtesy Jessika Kennedy
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Medical Reserve Corps Phone Bank Volunteer Lives and Breathes Service Throughout the Global Pandemic

by Diane Quest
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Ways You Can Take Action After Acts of Violence Affect Our Community 

by Diane Quest
Two men standing in front of a house with construction in the background.
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Maryland Psychotherapist Dedicates 30 Years to Repairing Houses of Vulnerable Homeowners

by Diane Quest
Photo by Matthias Zomer.
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Mental Health is a Driving Force Behind the Points of Light Civic Circle

by Diane Quest
Two people push a sea lion pup in a wheelbarrow.
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Lifelong Ocean Lover Volunteers to Promote Conservation

by Diane Quest
Woman in a blue blazer stands in a computer science lab.
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Medical Student Fills the Gender Gap Throughout the World of STEM

by Diane Quest
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Taking Time To Listen & Learn

by Diane Quest
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After Devastating Liberian Civil War, Volunteer Pays Blessings Forward

by Diane Quest
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How to Volunteer: One Microstep at a Time

by Diane Quest
Woman stands smiling in a laundry room.
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Florida Native Shows that Every Life has Dignity and Worth, Especially People Experiencing Homelessness

by Diane Quest
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6 Ways to Activate Points of Light’s Civic Circle Around Ukraine Relief

by Diane Quest
Group of boys standing in front of a house behind pile of boxes filled with donated items.
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Teen Inspires Peers to Raise Funds for Local Charitable Organizations

by Diane Quest
Girl in a striped shirt stands outdoors with arms folded.
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15-year-old Transgender Activist Fights for LGBTQ+ Inclusivity so Kids Like Her Can Be Their Truest Selves

by Diane Quest
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Social Entrepreneurs Measure Success in Societal Change

by Diane Quest
Two women seated in a TV studio being interviewed by a third woman.
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Advocate Helps Bring Missing People of Color Home

by Diane Quest
A couple stand smiling outdoors in front of a rural school with trees in the background.
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Husband and Wife Give Back to Home Country By Educating Hundreds of Students

by Diane Quest
Woman standing smiling on the street in front of a store.
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New York City Doctoral Student Works to End the Pandemic of Hate

by Diane Quest
A group of smiling people, with a woman in the center cutting a purple ribbon.
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Volunteer Honors Mother By Raising Millions for Pancreatic Cancer Research

by Diane Quest
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