In our continuing series with The New York Times, today we feature a report on Alma Abdul-Hadi Jadallah, a consultant whose line of work is conflict resolution.

With an expertise like that, it’s no wonder that Jadallah is often headed to the Middle East. In January, she contacted us about the work she had done with the United Nations related to the violence and tension in Syria. On behalf of UN Women, Jadallah facilitated a meeting of about 50 Syrian women, who come from diverse backgrounds but are united in their appeal for peace. See this moving video in which the women call for a voice in the ongoing political negotiations.  “It’s an incredible opportunity to be involved in something historic,” Jadallah told us.

For more on how she has built a business in conflict resolution, check out our report here or on