This Sunday: 5th Annual K. D. Irani Memorial Lecture

5th Annual K. D. Irani Memorial Lecture

Sunday December 4, 2022 at 2:00 PM EST

This lecture shall be an in-person event at our Dar-E-Mehr with live simulcast on ZOOM for our out of town attendees.
Please RSVP for in-person attendance by clicking on the link so that we can have an accurate count for lunch:

A Journey in Faith: Education and the Good Mind

Keynote Speaker

Professor K. D. Irani’s teaching, writing, and scholarship challenged each of us to think, learn and grow at the highest levels of philosophy and belief, in order to access and apply these broad understandings in our day to day lives.

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Anne Khademian, an academic, educational leader, and member of the ZAMWI community, will share her journey to Zoroastrianism and the inspiration and guidance of Vohuman, the Good Mind, in working for greater educational equity through access, affordability, and value for all learners.

Panel Discussion

The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion with youth members, some who grew up knowing Kaikhosrov and Piroja from a very young age.

Aysha Ghadiali is an international policy advisor for the U.S. Forest Service. She represents the United States government negotiating sustainable forest management policies at multilateral organizations and agencies of the United Nations. She is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and a pedestrian and traffic safety advocate in Washington, DC.
 Kayhan Irani is an Emmy-award winning writer, a performer, and a cultural activist. She creates storytelling spaces to build community and re-connect participants to their innate creative power. She is the granddaughter of Irani migrants to India, on her father’s side, and Parsis from Jamshedpur and Bombay on her mother’s side. She was born in Bombay and raised in New York City where she still lives with her husband and son.
 Freyaz Shroff is the founder of one of India’s first Not for Profit, Youth for Youth Peer Mentorship Education Models focused at the College Level. She brings together youth from financially affluent homes and youth living below the poverty level to create first generation college graduates and exceptional levels of sustainable growth in income, redefining living conditions. She has addressed the United Nations, Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW) in 2012, and so have her students 2021 and 2022. She is also the recipient of the Jamshed Pavri Humanitarian Award.

ZOOM Details

Meeting ID: 820 0644 4870
Passcode: 044066


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