Alma AbdulHadi - Jadallah

Alma AbdulHadi - Jadallah
Board Member, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
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Ph.D., Conflict Analysis and Resolution , George Mason University
M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, 1996, George Mason University

Biography

Dr. Abdul Hadi Jadallah is a conflict prevention and mitigation specialist and is the founder, President and Managing Director of Kommon Denominator, Inc. (www.kommondenominator.com), an organization that is committed to leveraging social science research in support of the peaceful resolution of conflict. In that capacity, she designed and delivered small and large-scale interventions in corporate, community and international settings on dispute resolution processes, ethnic and racial conflicts, issues related to gender mainstreaming, women’s leadership development, inclusive and participatory processes, and multi-stakeholder engagement strategies.

She is an Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist, a skilled facilitator and mediator on the national and international levels, executive coach, a Virginia Court Certified mediator. 

A native of the Arab world, she is fluent in Arabic and has in depth knowledge of the region.  She worked on strategic projects in Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Morocco, Tunis, Libya, and the GCC countries.

In 2014-15, she served as the Coordinator and Regional Experts on the Panel of Experts on Yemen, and also as a UN Expert to the National Dialogue Conference in Yemen with the Office of the Special Advisor to the Secretary General.

Dr. Abdul Hadi-Jadallah earned her Ph.D. from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.  She teaches graduate level courses on conflict resolution theory and practice, cross cultural issues and protracted conflicts in l



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July 13, 2015
Yemen is at a major crossroads, facing unprecedented challenges in its history. The country’s ability to recover from its current political, social, economic, and humanitarian crisis is yet to be determined. Millions were impacted by the current crisis and...
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March 2012
The exclusion of women and civil society groups1 from formal Track I negotiations is a defining feature of the failed peace process in the Israeli- Palestinian conflict. Meanwhile, the complexity of the conflict, which has already lasted more than 60 years,...
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October 07, 2011
One capability that is increasingly important to military leadership is effective negotiation skills. This report provides a comprehensive review of negotiation performance, outcomes, and antecedents, and presents a model describing the major linkages between key...
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April 02, 2015
The UN calls him a "spoiler." The US has frozen his assets. But Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen's former
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April 18, 2014
In 2011, Yemeni men, women, youth and children demonstrated and protested against the government of Ali Abdallah Saleh
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March 07, 2014
In January, Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah was in Geneva, helped run a meeting of Syrian women for the United Nations. Last
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March 22, 2013
From hostile religious groups in Iraq to company boards, Alma Jadallah gets people to talk and resolve their problemsIn
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July 07, 2012
The Information Affairs Authority today reiterated resolve to continue efforts to enhance the competence of its
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December 2011
In an article written for the Guardian in April 2011, a group of authors wrote, “Women may have sustained the
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February 2011
Threaded through her work and scholarship is a commitment to reflective practice and a keen sensitivity to the dynamics
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June 29, 2010
Well, after 4 episodes of the Gusher in the Gulf, we need a break from that nightmare. TODAY we will shift to the
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May 01, 2009
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January 19, 2009
Open Letter to President Obama from Conflict Analysis Professionals for Enduring SecurityDear President Obama,
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A Conversation sponsored by the Al-Hewar Center with Dr. Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah, President, Kommon Denominator, about "Perspectives and Discussions on the Current Developments in Yemen and in Light of the Final Report of the UN Panel of Experts Established Pursuant to Security Council
April 15, 2015
 ADC presents the 2011-2012 Arabesque Lecture SeriesArab Women:  Asserting their Rights, Deciding their FutureTuesday, November 1st, 20116:00 - 8:00PM
November 01, 2011
George Mason UniversityInstitute of Conflict Analysis and ResolutionAndThe Arab Consortium on Conflict Resolution PresentThe Current Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Arab WorldA Conflict Resolution Narrative Tuesday, February 15th6:30-8:30 pmGMU Arlington CampusFounders Hall Room 126Panel
February 15, 2011
Women, Religion and Social Change II" is an international, interreligious conference to be held at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA from April 30 - May 4, 2003. This meeting will reunite a group of women who came together in 1983 for a groundbreaking interreligious
April 30, 2003
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