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info_outline The Unforgettable Queens of Islam: Shahla Haeri 10/28/2020
The Unforgettable Queens of Islam: Shahla Haeri and a former director of the Women’s Studies Program at . Haeri is one of the pioneers of Iranian Anthropology, and has produced cutting-edge ethnographies of Iran, Pakistan and the Muslim world. In her latest book, The Unforgettable Queens of Islam: Succession, Authority, Gender Haeri looks at extraordinary lives and legacies of a few remarkable Muslim women sovereigns from across the Muslim world. Sara Jamshidi will talk with Shahal Haeri about her remarkable book.
info_outline Compassionate Conversations: How to Speak & Listen From the Heart 10/22/2020
Compassionate Conversations: How to Speak & Listen From the Heart When a conversation takes a turn into sometimes uncomfortable and often contentious topics of race, religion, gender, sexuality, and politics, it can be difficult to know what to say or . In a conversation with Sara Jamshidi, Diane Hamilton, Gabriel Wilson, and Kimberly Loh discuss Compassionate Conversation tools we can use to manage a difficult conversation.
info_outline Congo Sole: How Once a Barefoot Refugee Delivered Hope, Faith and 20,000 Pairs of Shoes 10/15/2020
Congo Sole: How Once a Barefoot Refugee Delivered Hope, Faith and 20,000 Pairs of Shoes when the Great War of Africa plunged his homeland into chaos. Only a boy, Emmanuel’s childhood gave way to a daily fight for survival when his family was forced to flee and become refugee in Kenya. As miracle after miracle, pulled his family from the brink of death, Emmanuel devoted his life to God’s work, went to college and build his own life in the United States. One day, Emmanuel decided to leave the safe borders of America and trace his footsteps back to the life he’d left behind. Emmanuel Ntibonera and Drew Menard talk with Sara Jamshidi about their mission to deliver hope to kinds and families in Congo.
info_outline Healing Power of Girlfriends: Deborah Olson & Carmen Renee Berry 10/07/2020
Healing Power of Girlfriends: Deborah Olson & Carmen Renee Berry . Deborah has provided counseling services for nearly two decades in the greater Houston, Texas, area. She is the author of The Healing Power of Girlfriends: How to Create Your Best Life Through Female Connection. , creator of the prolific author writing system, and CEO of Berry Powell Press. Carmen wrote Girlfriends: Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties book a few years ago. Deborah and Carmen will talk with Sara Jamshdi about the healing power of female connections, something we need during the pandemic and depressing-news era.
info_outline A Field Guide to a Happy and Peaceful Life: Massimo Pigliucci 10/01/2020
A Field Guide to a Happy and Peaceful Life: Massimo Pigliucci Massimo Pigliucci is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. Massimo has written, or edited more than thirteen book, co-hosted of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and was the editor-in-chief for the online magazine Scientia Salon. He will talk with Sara Jamshidi about Stoicism: a philosophy designed to make us more resilient, happier, more virtuous and more wise–and as a result, better people.
info_outline Think Like a Feminist: Carol Hay 09/24/2020
Think Like a Feminist: Carol Hay Carol Hay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and author of . Carol, in a warm and witty language, explain feminism to every day reader. She will talk with Sara Jamshidi about the philosophy behind feminism, its movement, and its controversies.
info_outline When Women Are Storytellers, Story Changes: Elizabeth Lesser 09/18/2020
When Women Are Storytellers, Story Changes: Elizabeth Lesser is the author of several bestselling books, including her latest book Cassandra Speaks: When Women are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes. Elizabeth is the co-founder of Omega Institute, recognized internationally for its workshops and conferences in wellness, spirituality, creativity, and social change. She will talk with Sara Jamshidi about her book on the day of its release on September 15.
info_outline Modesty: A Fashion Paradox; Interview with Author Hafsa Lodi 09/10/2020
Modesty: A Fashion Paradox; Interview with Author Hafsa Lodi Hafsa Lodi is an American journalist who has been covering fashion in the Middle East for the past decade. She was born in New York City. At the age of 14, she and her family were relocated to the United Arab Emirates. Hafsa's first and new book. You can purchase the book at and help our peace journalism initiative. Thank you very much.
info_outline Peacemindedly podcast Features Peaceful Bridge Makers on its Second Season 09/07/2020
Peacemindedly podcast Features Peaceful Bridge Makers on its Second Season In Peacemindedly, we focus on narrators to explore possibilities of more positive cooperation and collaboration among cultures, tribes, nations, and people.
info_outline Talking with Two Powerful Voices of Justice for Black Lives Matter Movement 07/01/2020
Talking with Two Powerful Voices of Justice for Black Lives Matter Movement Katrina Hasan Hamilton, writer, educator, wife, and the mother of an amazing 7-year-old, along with Yusef Miller, board member of Islamic Society of North County in San Diego are two passionate and powerful voices of Black Lives Matter. They will talk with Sara Jamshidi about the importance of taking the lives of black people in the United States very seriously.
info_outline Leaders & Organizers of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Talk About Peace & Commonalities Between Jews and Muslims 06/19/2020
Leaders & Organizers of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Talk About Peace & Commonalities Between Jews and Muslims Sheryl Olitzky, Co-Founder and Executive Director for , or SOSS; Sara Haider, Assistant Director, Chapter Management, for SOSS; and Julie Plaut Warwick, and Co-chairperson of SOSS Eastside (Seattle greater area) will talk with Sara Jamshidi about the importance of re-building kindness, peace and a sense of sisterhood between Jewish and Muslim communities.
info_outline Zainab Salbi: Raising Loud Peaceful Voices Against Injustice 06/17/2020
Zainab Salbi: Raising Loud Peaceful Voices Against Injustice is the co-founder and president of Women for Women International, an organization dedicated to serving women survivors of wars. Salbi is the author of national bestseller , and host for several shows including original series for PBS, at Yahoo News, and Zainab Salbi Project, original series on Huffington Post. Salbi will talk with about raising loud against tyranny.
info_outline Rebecca Johnson and Kathleen Sullivan: Nobel Peace Laureates talk about Nuclear Disarmament 06/10/2020
Rebecca Johnson and Kathleen Sullivan: Nobel Peace Laureates talk about Nuclear Disarmament . Dr. Johnson, executive director of the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy and founding president of the , and Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, co-founder of Hibakusha Stories and educator for social responsibilities and nuclear disarmament will talk with Sara Jamshidi about nonviolent (educational) activism on nuclear disarmament.
info_outline Three Wise Moms Explain the Meaning of Life to Their Daughters 06/05/2020
Three Wise Moms Explain the Meaning of Life to Their Daughters Show Note: Three wise moms wanted to communicate 3 things to their teenage daughters: a world beyond social media’s fabricated reality, the sense of anonymity that the media has created, and the anxiety of FOMO; Fear of Missing Out. They all had one thing in common: each had one and only teenage daughters. These women wanted to create an honest space to talk about peace, discovering a meaningful mission in life, and overcoming some tough struggles. Aisha Jumaan, Connie Cooper Shepherd, and Natalie Thompson wrote . They, indirectly, talk with Sara Jamshidi about how they taught their daughters to take step to convey the message of peace for themselves and others.
info_outline Aneelah Afzali, and Rev.Terry Kyllo: Building Peace, Denouncing Fear, Becoming Peaceful Bridge Makers 06/03/2020
Aneelah Afzali, and Rev.Terry Kyllo: Building Peace, Denouncing Fear, Becoming Peaceful Bridge Makers is the Executive Director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network, AMEN, in Washington State, USA. is the Executive Director of Paths to Understanding: Bridging Bias and Building Unity. Afzali and Kyllo have held numerous talks and workshops together to address Islamophobia while offering solution of peace, understanding and overcoming biases. Afzali and Kyllo talk with Sara Jamshidi about “Faith over Fear” initiative and “Neighbors in Faith.”
info_outline Michelle Garred: Equipping War-Torn Communities with PeaceBuilding Strategies 05/29/2020
Michelle Garred: Equipping War-Torn Communities with PeaceBuilding Strategies Show Note: Michelle Garred is the Principle at . Michelle is a peace practitioner, researcher, strategist, and author of . Michelle has worked with numerous non-profit organizations in more than 30 countries, particularly those who have been affected by war, to equip them with conflict-resolution strategies. She will talk with about peace-building procedures in various environments.
info_outline Julia explains how Western media and Al Jazeera covered the news during Iraq war 05/27/2020
Julia explains how Western media and Al Jazeera covered the news during Iraq war
info_outline Julia Bacha: Chronicles Nonviolent Responses to Injustice Through Filmmaking 05/27/2020
Julia Bacha: Chronicles Nonviolent Responses to Injustice Through Filmmaking Julia Bacha is an award-winning filmmaker, media strategist and the Creative Director of Just Vision, a non-profit that highlights the power of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation. Bacha’s documentaries focus on non-violent resistance and outspokenness against big powers. She will talk with Sara Jamshidi about her body of work including her latest documentary with working title of “Untitled Free Speech Project” to be out soon for preview.
info_outline Jordan Denari Duffner: How loving Islam Makes Her a Better Catholic 05/22/2020
Jordan Denari Duffner: How loving Islam Makes Her a Better Catholic Show Note: Jordan Denari Duffner is a young scholar of Muslim-Christian relations, interreligious dialogue and Islamophobia. She is the author of Finding Jesus Among Muslims: How Loving Islam Makes Me a Better Catholic and a PhD candidate in Theological and Religious Studies at Georgetown University. Duffner will talk with about her scholarly activism, which aspires to bridge the gap between
info_outline Coleman Barks and Omid Safi: Introducing Rumi to the West 05/20/2020
Coleman Barks and Omid Safi: Introducing Rumi to the West and are two giants in Sufi teaching, study and research. They promote the key tenets of Sufism, namely fully embracing God’s divine presence and perpetual introspection. A poet himself, Barks is considered to have successfully introduced Persian poet and Sufi prophet Rumi to Westerners. Safi is a professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University, serving as its director of the Islamic Studies Center. He is an acclaimed author himself and enthusiastic teacher of Rumi and Sufism. Coleman and Safi tell how Rumi has reshaped our understanding of Islam and Sufism in the West.
info_outline Lara Sanderson: From Politics to Yogi Healer 05/15/2020
Lara Sanderson: From Politics to Yogi Healer Show Note: Lara Sanderson is a yogi healer. Before dedicating her time to studying yoga full time, Lara worked in the private sector, for non-profit organizations and politics. She graduated summa cum laude in politics from Seattle University, and was named “Kennedy Scholar” for her outstanding academic work. Lara talks to about her motivations to change direction and become a yoga enthusiast, meditator and inner-truth seeker.
info_outline You can change your clothes and wear peace, if you want to! 05/13/2020
You can change your clothes and wear peace, if you want to! Barjis Chohan: Fashion designer, entrepreneur, promoter of peace Barjis Chohan is an entrepreneur, modest fashion designer and founder of award-winning London-based design company Barjis Lodon. She believes in quality and craftsmanship for all and this is embodied in every collection she creates. She will talk to Sara Jamshidi on how she strives to bring people together through fashion.
info_outline Safi and Eman Kaskas: Redefining Qur’anic translation 05/08/2020
Safi and Eman Kaskas: Redefining Qur’anic translation Safi and Eman Kaskas describe themselves as equals in marriage and life. Safi translated the Qur’an into English using more than 3,000 references from the Bible. When the task became painstakingly difficult, Eman – who is also COO of American Strategic Health Management in Jeddah – encouraged her husband to put an end to the research and get it published. The couple will talk to Sara Jamshidi about their journey of translating the Qur’an using a unique approach.
info_outline Yvonne Maffei: Inspirational Muslim celebrity chef 05/06/2020
Yvonne Maffei: Inspirational Muslim celebrity chef Yvonne Maffei is a Chicago-based food blogger and publisher of My Halal Kitchen, which is full of international recipes, cooking tips and lifestyle inspirations. She has also recently released a second book, Summer Ramadan Cooking. Yvonne discusses new recipes that have inspired her and the concept of halal food with on the . Peacemindedly podcast links: Watch here and ask your questions: https://www.facebook.com/peacetalkwithsara?ref=bookmarks https://www.facebook.com/MuslimWomenFashion/?ref=bookmarks https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjJRVUuDrf5RJWLzSsAK07w?reload=9&view_as=subscriber Please go here to listen to edited radio show: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/peacemindedly/id1508808504 (Apple Podcast) https://podcasts.google.com/?q=peacemindedly (Google Podcast) https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/peacemindedly-sara-jamshidi-KQFT0PYiIlJ/