AFAC Board member and philanthropist. Born to a Palestinian family, she holds a B.S. in economics from the American University of Beirut. She is a founding member of the board of The Friends of Cancer Patients Society in the United Arab Emirates and acted as its chairman from 2000 to 2008. She is a member of the Baden-Powell organization as well as a board member for the Welfare Association, the Institute for Palestine Studies and the Chairman of the Board for MIFTAH - The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy. Jafar also won a prize for voluntary work in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE, and has been a founding board member of the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture.