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specializing in customized diversity training and cultural competency programs, strategies, events and initiatives, to successfully increase awareness and improve productivity.

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Register Now for Chicago’s

 4th Annual Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference
 “Empowering Communities by Embracing Diversity”

Earn Professional Development Credits
Friday, December 2, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
CineSpace Film Studios
2621 W. 15th Place
Chicago , Illinois 60608
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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

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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.

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Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference

Program Director

Doris Hage

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Doris Hage Program Director

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.

Diversity is a passion for Ms. Hage. Her Hispanic heritage along with her Lebanese background afforded her a distinct love and appreciation for various cultures. Her grass roots upbringing in a blue collar neighborhood gave her the tools to accept, appreciate and embrace diversity. Diversity is something she passionately believes in and with the combination of her skills and experience; Ms. Hage is an asset to 3D and to the Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference.


Bonnie Pettinga

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Bonnie Pettinga

Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference

Program Director

 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.

 

JoAnn Fakhouri


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JoAnn Fakhouri , with Capitol J Productions are the Images and Perceptions Diverstiy Conference Partner in Chicago, Illinois.  JoAnn is an award winning film producer, as well as a director who has been working in the industry for over 20 years, from Casting Agent, Extras Coordinator and Production in Chicago. Working on Television shows such as; ER, The West Wing, Early Edition, Judge Mathis. Feature Films such as Spiderman, Road to Perdition, What Women Want, Stranger Than Fiction, Shall We Dance and Proof, just to name a few. Working with Hollywoods A-lists such as Mel Gibson, Richard Gere, Gwenyth Paltow, Jeremy Piven, Anthony Hopkins and many more.

You can see her most recent work as Associate Producer on the feature film Dreams I Never Had featuring Malcom McDowell and Robin Givens.

Fakhouri also is a model/actress and has done runway, print, and television segments, appearing on WGN, FOX, ABC, and featured in newspapers and magazines such as; The Chicago Sun-times, The Reporter, The Edge, etc...

Fakhouri also started her own PR Consulting/production firm CapitalJ Productions as a publicist helping her clients appear on television, radio, magazines, as well as films and red carpets both locally and internationally. 
As a commercial director and producer her clients commercials have been seen on networks such as; NBC and Fox. In addition her clients are featured in magazine ads such as Southwest Airlines, WebMD, internationally in Emirates Man. 

Fakhouri has been helping with charities for years helping raise hundreds of thousands of dollars throughout the years. In addition she is a member of Compassion International which helps sponsor underprivileged children around the world. 

*Award recipient 2009 WOMAN of the YEAR by the Phoenician Club/Chicago Chapter.
*Judged Miss Illinois USA pageants 2013 and 2014
*Judged Miss Assyrian Pageant 2014
*Judge Palestinian International Film Festival 2013, 2014 and 2015
*Commencement Speaker for the graduate school of Broadcast Media, Chicago
*Guest Speaker for graduate school of media Robert Morris University
*Guest Speaker for the film/media school Chicago State University



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