Ruhiyyih Khanum, born Mary Sutherland Maxwell in 1910, was a prominent figure in the Baha’i Faith, dedicating her life to its principles of unity, peace, and social justice. As the wife of Shoghi Effendi, the Guardian of the Baha’i Faith, she played a crucial role in supporting and advancing the global Baha’i community. Her life was marked by extensive travels, deep scholarship, and unwavering commitment to the teachings of Baha’u’llah. After Shoghi Effendi’s passing, Ruhiyyih Khanum continued her service, contributing to the establishment and growth of Baha’i institutions worldwide. Her legacy extends beyond her administrative roles, encompassing her writings, speeches, and tireless efforts to promote the Baha’i ideals of oneness and the betterment of humanity.