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Register Now for Detroit's
13th Annual Images and Perceptions 
Diversity Conference
“Commitment, Engagement, Empowerment through Diversity”
Earn Continuing Education Credits! 

Thursday, April 28, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Byblos Banquet Hall
7258 Chase Rd.
Dearborn, MI. 48126
Ron Bachman

RONNIE BACHMAN: Star of the documentary film and subject of the book, “Walk this Way”, at the age of four, Ronnie’s parents made the decision to amputate his deformed legs in hopes of a better life for their son. At an age when other children learned to walk on their legs, Ronnie learned to walk on his hands. At age 18 he threw away his artificial legs and decided to live life on his terms. Ronnie was delighted to move faster, climb higher and live freer...

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Siham Awada Jaafar


As President and CEO of 3D Consulting and Communications Siham Awada Jaafar is a well respected and established professional in community, public and media relations. Specializing in government and corporate Diversity training, Siham has succeeded in bridging the gaps of cultural divide as they relate to business and community awareness models. Her passion for Public Relations and Diversity Training focused on producing positive change through networking between communities, diverse entities and government agencies has proven exceptionally effective in building bridges of communication across racial and ethnic divides.

Doris Hage


Doris Hage –As a Marketing and business professional, Doris is also a veteran Public Relations Professional. She began her career 14 years ago in the sales industry, maintained a reputation as a continual top performer and conducted training seminars across the country. As Director of Admissions for a proprietary trade school with the acclaimed Emmy Award winner, Mr. Mort Meisner and Mr. Jack Grushko, she galvanized over 15 agencies including non-profits to achieve monumental goals for the school and its clients.

Donna Joseph Gannan

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Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference

Program Director

Bonnie Pettinga

bonnie pettinga 2 Bonnie Jo Pettinga is a passionate entrepreneur who learned the meaning of true success at an early age. It was through being compassionate towards others no matter the color or race or religion that she discovered the true meaning of happiness. Bonnie strives to help others envision great things that they didn't see within in themselves.

Pettinga is a successful business women who believes anything is possible. She remains optimistic and never gives up. She made it her mission to teach at-risk high school students the importance of believing in themselves while road-mapping a way to achieve and follow their dreams and aspirations.

With much perseverance Pettinga taught students to realize they are unique, special, talented and worthy of success. She continued to instill a can-do attitude guiding them through the process of filling out college applications while playing The "Drum Roll" for that Final "Ta-Daaa" Moment Of College Acceptance.

Bonnie Pettinga was appointed by The Martin County Florida School Board to serve on curriculum committee for many years to engage with the Community and School Board to improve their Health Education Curriculum Programs while meeting The Florida State Statutes Legal Guide Lines.

Pettinga has many years of experience in the ups and downs of businesses throughout her professional career as a self-employed Entrepreneur and Fundraiser. Bonnie's passion for success, self-motivation, and compassion for others, along with a driving ambition has proven invaluable at every level.

 Bonnie Pettinga

Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference

Program Director

Sonja Crosby

Sonja Crosby

Sonja Crosby:  Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference  Program Director

Sonja Crosby is an Actor, Speaker, Mistress of Ceremonies and Facilitator/Moderator. She is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG/AFTRA).  Her 25 plus years in the entertainment industry as an Actor, Voice Talent, Model, Host and Automotive Product Specialist have allowed a variety of experiences from on and off camera commercials, to spokesperson in Corporate Educational films, to numerous roles in Feature Film and Television.

Sonja has also served as a mistress of ceremonies for numerous events and a game host for several automakers during auto shows. Her work as a facilitator/moderator and trainer rounds out a wealth of knowledge that gives her ease in front of a crowd, the ability to engage an audience and keep an event moving along. 

She is also a great inspirational speaker whose “signature” speech entitled “Positive Perseverance” provides solace to those going through adverse times.

She is easy to work with and wants to make your event a memorable one by making sure your organizations’ message is always in the forefront and that you and your guests are having a good time.

Sonja’s proudest achievements, to date, are her book “A Heart’s Hole Heals” where she talks about her journey of positive perseverance through a tragic time in her life and the creation of her home improvement television show for women called, “Do It Yourself, Girl!”  for which she is currently seeking production funding.

Her six years in the US Army as a Military Intelligence Analyst hold some of her best memories.

She lives in Suburban Detroit with her husband of 17 years and a beautiful 4 year old baby girl.

3D Consulting and Communications
26300 Ford Road. #122 Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Phone: (313) 910-1955 Fax: (313) 359-2676

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