BahaiTeachings Presents: Grand Canyon Baha'i Conference 2017

Phoenix, Arizona December 23, 2017 is excited to announce that we will be returning to the annual Grand Canyon Baha'i Conference this December with an entirely new set of speakers!
Parisa Fitz-Henley
Parisa Fitz-Henley is an actress and producer, known for Jessica Jones (2015) and Midnight, Texas (2017). She has lived in a number of places, including Jamaica, Florida, South Africa, New York, and Los Angeles. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica to an American mother and... READ MORE
Syda Segovia Taylor
Syda Segovia Taylor has an M.A in Community Development and Social Justice, and close to 20 years of experience bringing opportunities to youth in Chicago’s under-served communities and prides herself of being a social justice advocate: promoting race unity, gender equality, oneness of humankind, health... READ MORE
Masud Olufani
Masud Ashley Olufani (MAO) is an Atlanta based actor and mixed media artist whose studio practice is rooted in the discipline of sculpture. He is a graduate of Arts High School in Newark, N.J., Morehouse College and The Savannah College of Art and Design where... READ MORE
Jessica Kemejuk
Jessica Kemejuk is a Los Angeles native and an actress and producer. She's had the opportunity to collaborate with incredible people on the projects she's worked on, and has traveled around the world doing what she loves. She works in TV, film and commercials. When... READ MORE
Leila Rassekh Milani
Leila Milani, JD, MA is Senior International Policy Advocate for Futures Without Violence, where she leads their work on global violence prevention, with a focus on women and children. In this capacity, she is instrumental in developing innovative policy solutions, driving advocacy efforts, and influencing... READ MORE
Tatiana Zamir
A graduate of UCLA's renowned World Arts and Cultures Department, Tatiana Zamir has been dancing most of her life. From the moment her grandmother put her in her first tutu at three years old, creativity and movement have been center stage. Trained in various forms... READ MORE
Farshad Fani Marvasti
Dr. Shad is a Stanford trained physician leader and medical educator. Dr. Shad has undertaken research, published articles and medical textbook chapters on disease prevention, nutrition and complementary and alternative medicine since 1997. As a practicing physician who is inspired by the Bahá'í Teachings on... READ MORE
Nanabah Bulman
Y1’1t’44h, It is good, my family, my people and friends. The Creator knows me by the name of Nanabah, which means the 'one who returns from battle to tell of it'. It is a spiritual female warrior's name. I was raised on the Navajo reservation.... READ MORE
Puneh Ala'i
Puneh Ala’i is the founder of For The Unseen, a not-for-profit serving those in need the world over. Puneh was raised by immigrant parents who raised her with the belief that “Mankind is One” and service is a key factor in contributing to this life.... READ MORE
Derik Smith
Derik Smith is a professor in the University at Albany English Department. His teaching and writing is anchored in the analysis of American culture and, particularly, African American literary culture. In 2018 The University of Michigan Press will publish his book, Robert Hayden In Verse:... READ MORE