Dr. Alma AbdulHadi-Jadallah
Dr. Alma AbdulHadi-Jadallah advises and provides technical expertise on strategic projects related to conflict prevention and mitigation, reconciliation and peace-building, training and education, and capacity building on the national and international levels.
She has developed innovative solutions and provided services to a number of organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Fortune 500 companies, governments and not for profit organizations, She has designed and delivered highly successful small and large-scale interventions in corporate, community and international settings. She is a skilled facilitator and is a Virginia Court Certified mediator and is the recipient of several business awards.
Dr. AbdulHadi-Jadallah earned her Ph.D. from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Her dissertation research titled “Reflections on Practice: The Impact of 9/11 on Conflict Resolvers” focused on the impact of a critical event – 9/11 – on the practice of conflict resolvers. She teaches graduate level courses on cross cultural mediation, conflict resolution theory and practice, cross cultural issues and protracted conflicts in lead academic institutions around the world. She has participated in a number of global conferences on Conflict Resolution, International Women’s Leadership Development, and has been a speaker and participant at various national and international forums and media outlets. She designed, directed and facilitated numerous dialogues on issues pertaining to gender, protracted conflicts and US foreign policy.
Dr. AbdulHadi-Jadallah serves her community through active board participation. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, a member of the Board of Reference at Eastern Mennonite University and the Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program, Peace Building Academy in Lebanon, and an advisory Board member for Northern Virginia Mediation Services. She is also a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).
To learn more about Dr. Alma AbdulHadi-Jadallah as the President and Managing Director of Kommon Denominator, Inc., visit www.kommondenominator.com.