Siham Awada Jaafar appointed to judicial commission

Siham Awada Jaafar has been appointed to the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Jaafar of Dearborn Heights is the president of 3D Consultant and Communications.

The Judicial Tenure Commission serves to promote the integrity of the judicial process and preserve public confidence in the courts. The Commission strives to hold state judges, magistrates, and referees accountable for their misconduct without jeopardizing or compromising the essential independence of the judiciary.

We are proud of the appointment and wish Jaafar the best of luck.

As President and CEO of 3D Consulting and Communications since 1998 Siham Awada Jaafar specializes in corporate, Law Enforcement, educational, and government Diversity training. Her clients have included Wayne County Airport Authority, Immigration Services, Various Law Enforcement agencies, Educational Institutions, corporate and government agencies including private entities seeking cultural competency, equity and inclusion education, and training.

Siham lives her passion through creating a conversation around Diversity and dispelling stereotypes. Her trainings and workshops have proven exceptionally effective in building bridges of communication across racial, religious, ethnic and gender divides
Siham has been instrumental in creating and producing several projects and programs in the areas of community and public affairs, women’s issues, scholarship programs and has worked with underserved communities to provide mentorship and educational opportunities.

She is the Founder and Producer of the nationally acclaimed “Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference” recognized in 2013 and 2017 by CorpMagazine for the “Excellence in Diversity Award”.

She was also recognized as one of the “2019 Esteemed Women of Michigan” by the Bernstein Foundation and with the American Arab Chamber of Commerce Champion of Diversity Award in 2018. Siham was honored by Wayne County Commissioner Diane Webb with the “Women of Distinction Award” in 2014 and recognized by NAWBO as one of the “Top 10 Michigan Women Business owners” in 2015.

The Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference is in its 17th year of production in Metro Detroit, which will take place on April 30th, 2020, at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn Michigan and will celebrate its 5th year in Chicago Illinois, in November. Siham continues to conduct diversity training for various entities during preparation for the yearly conferences!

Siham is a certified mediator and is currently the President of the Wayne County Dispute Resolution Center (WCDRS). She is also the chairwoman of the WCDRC advisory Board. Siham is a Dearborn Heights Planning Commissioner, she sits on the board of directors for NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and is its Public Policy Chairwoman. She is host and producer of “Off the Cuff with Siham Awada Jaafar” a WDHT TV production which hosts guest discussing pertinent issues affecting us locally, nationally as well as internationally with a focus on diversity and inclusion.

She is the former Chairwoman of the ACCESS Coalition against Domestic Violence and producer of the “Voices over Violence” program. She is also a founding member of BRIDGES (Building Respect in Diverse Groups to Enhance Sensitivity). Siham was born and raised in Michigan and has called it home her entire life. She and her husband, Hassane, have two amazing children, Gina and Alex, and an adorable, intuitive and brilliant grandson, Jordan.

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