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Around the nation

November 4-7, 2022

Congratulations Najwa Dahdah
Ms. Najwa was asked to speak in Washington DC

Mrs. Najwa Dahdah is an Early childhood Education (ECE) entrepreneur for over 22 years.  She is a proud first Arab American who earned “Quadruple” scholarships from T.E.A.C.H Early childhood Michigan. As a Christian Arab American that has lived and worked in Dearborn, Michigan, for 18 years, she built trusting and respectful relationships with the Arab Muslim Community by training over 1,800 Muslim Women to earn their Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). She also established the FREE food program funded by MDE at two mosques in Dearborn to feed over 11,000 children a month. As an advocate for children, families, and programs, she believes in equitable opportunities to empower individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, culture, and religion. With a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education Leadership/Administration, she has evolved over the years and founded Empowered Community Outreach Services (ECOS) in 2019- a 501c3 non-profit organization. Today, ECOS owns a Bi-lingual Spanish ECE program in Southwest Detroit, a predominantly Spanish-speaking community, and serves FREE high-quality preschool programs. Most importantly, she is honored that her company is the first to translate three books for the Council for Professional

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