Speaker Biography

Weekly Guest Speakers

Mr. Steve Sarowitz

Steve, the executive producer of the film ‘The Gate’, on The Bab, is also the founder and chairman of the board of Paylocity and several other companies including two film companies. His media production company, Spring Green Films, co-produced the new film, ‘Abdu’l-Baha in France. He is also active as a philanthropist. Read More

Mr. Hajir Moghaddam

Mr. Hajir Moghaddam has a BS in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA with a Finance focus. I’ve worked in Information Technology, software, and for the last 10 years as a fiduciary in Investment advisory services. Read More

Dr. Duane Troxel

Dr. Duane K. Troxel became a Bahá’í in Honolulu some 60 years ago. Since that time, he has twice pioneered to Nigeria, once to Poland and homefront pioneered on the Big Island, Hawai’i. He has served on two National Spiritual Assemblies and 18 Local Spiritual Assemblies. He has an earned doctorate from Temple University and […] Read More

Mr. Nabil Moghaddam, Nutrition Therapist, Homeopath & Detoxification Specialist

Nabil is a Homeopath who also specializes in Clinical Nutrition and Detoxification. He lives and practices in Portugal but also serves international patients two days a week through online consultations and his online coaching programs.www.soreadyforhealth.com Read More

Ms. Nosrat Scott

Iranian Bahá’i Nosrat Solhjoo Scott is from Yazd. Her mother’s parents traveled for a year in order to make the pilgrimage to Palestine (now Israel) to see Baha’u’llah,  both of her grandfathers converted to the Faith when they were young men.When she first arrived in America, Nosrat was surprised to find The American Bahá’i newspaper […] Read More

Mr. Mikhail Sergeev

(Ph.D. in religious studies from Temple University, 1997) is a religion, philosophy, and modern art historian. He has served as an editor of the book series Contemporary Russian Philosophy at Brill Publishers in the Netherlands (2016–2019) and as chair of the Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Theology at the Wilmette Institute (2017–21). Sergeev teaches courses in […] Read More


Ahdi Sangsari is inspired by Hip Hop, Persian poetry, and the culture of Persian Hip Hop.  He started writing and making music more than 15 years ago (9 years professionally). He raps to shed light on social issues and strives to be a voice for the voiceless. Inspired by the teachings and the history of […] Read More

M Nabil Fares

M Nabil Fares work as an executive consultant supporting the private and public sectors, including the Federal, State, and Local governments, in technology management.Nabil published various Technical Articles and taught University level classes in Executive Leadership, Technology Management; Advance Databases Design and Management; Cloud Computing Strategies and Implementation, among other domains. Nabil and his beloved […] Read More

Azadeh Mohandessi-Fares

Azadeh Mohandessi-Fares works as an executive consultant supporting the private and public sectors, including the Federal, State, and Local governments, in technology management. In her public sector career, Azadah managed the implementation of major federal programs for the State of California. Azadeh with her husband Nabil, have authored and published several papers related to the Baha’i Faith.Various studies […] Read More

Mr. Alexander Meinhard

1976-1981 Study of Mining Engineering Thereafter engineer in the onshor oil & gas production 1991-1993 MBA at London Business School Thereafter consultant with the emphasis of implimenting changes and transformation in firms or part of. 2010-2013 Member of the committee for archive and library of the German NSA 2013- today Archivist of the Hermann-Grossmann-Archive since […] Read More