Blog Posts: speaker

Claire Dietrich Ranna

The Rev. Claire Dietrich Ranna is the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church and the Chaplain to Ventana School, a Reggio Emilia inspired Pre- and Elementary School in Los Altos, CA.  She is a member of the Los Altos Rotary Club and serves on the board of Community...

Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff

Mr. Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff, a Parsi born in Karachi, India, is an independent student of the Zoroastrian religion and its traditions. His early years were spent at the tail end of colonial British rule in India and saw the creation of the new country of Pakistan...

Janet K. Allen and Farrokh Mistree

Janet K. Allen holds the John and Mary Moore Chair in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Farrokh Mistree holds the L. A. Comp Chair in the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Both have been...

Tanya Sadagopan

Rev. Dr. Tanya Sadagopan is an ordained United Church of Christ minister who has served at First Congregational UCC in Janesville, Wisconsin, for the past seven years. This Open & Affirming and Immigrant Welcoming congregation has provided the groundwork for her...

Claire Dietrich Ranna

The Rev. Claire Dietrich Ranna is the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church and the Chaplain to Ventana School, a Reggio Emilia inspired Pre-...

Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff

Mr. Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff, a Parsi born in Karachi, India, is an independent student of the Zoroastrian religion and its traditions. His...

Janet K. Allen and Farrokh Mistree

Janet K. Allen holds the John and Mary Moore Chair in the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Farrokh Mistree holds the L. A....

Claire Dietrich Ranna

Claire Dietrich Ranna

The Rev. Claire Dietrich Ranna is the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church and the Chaplain to Ventana School, a Reggio...

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Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff

Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff

Mr. Kersi Bhikhaji Shroff, a Parsi born in Karachi, India, is an independent student of the Zoroastrian religion and...

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Tanya Sadagopan

Tanya Sadagopan

Rev. Dr. Tanya Sadagopan is an ordained United Church of Christ minister who has served at First Congregational UCC in...

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Michelle Mekky

Michelle Mekky

Michelle Mekky is an award-winning broadcast journalist and public relations executive and a passionate advocate for...

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Lisa Patriquin

Lisa Patriquin

Lisa Patriquin is The Guibord Center’s Program Director for Youth and Young Adults.  She forms partnerships with...

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Matthew Hom

Matthew Hom

Matthew Hon grew up in a Chinese and Ashkenazi Jewish family in Cerritos, California. After studying history and music...

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Gail Kennard

Gail Kennard

Gail Kennard is African American, Muslim and a native Angeleno. She converted to Islam more than 40 years ago while in...

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