World Interfaith Harmony Week Webinar Series
Throughout 2019, the Parliament will be convening successful interfaith organizers to share World Interfaith Harmony Week experiences in order to help individuals, organizations, and organizers around the world as guests of the Parliament's World Interfaith Harmony Week Webinar Series.
Friday, January 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. CST - 11:00 a.m. CST
Aftab Ahmed, Manager of the King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize
Aftab Ahmed, the manager of the King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize, joins the Parliament of the World’s Religions for a special in-depth look at the history of World Interfaith Harmony Week, how it came about and the prize selection criteria for WIHW events. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, share experiences, and learn more about the current and future work of WIHW.
On Winning 1st Place
Sunday, February 10, 2019
8:00 p.m. CST - 9:00 p.m. CST
Rev. Helen Summers, Founder & Director of the Interfaith Centre of Melbourne
Swami Sunishthananda, Vedanta Centre of Melbourne
Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black, Australian Religious Response to Climate Change
Rev. Helen Summers representing the Interfaith Center of Melbourne, first place winners of the 2018 World Interfaith Harmony Week, share the inspiration for their event, what their success has meant for their center, and what they hope for their future and the future of WIHW in Australia.
From Winning, To Building
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00 a.m. CST - 12:00 p.m. CST
Michelle Singh, Vice-Chair of Toronto's World Interfaith Harmony Week Steering Committee
Toronto Steering Committee Vice-Chair for World Interfaith Harmony Week, Rev. Michelle Singh, joins the Parliament of the World’s Religions for an exploration of her experience in observing WIHW, organizing an award-winning event, and building a network dedicated to the observance of WIHW in her community.
Rev. Singh shares her experiences, lessons learned, and her hopes for the future of WIHW in Toronto.
This series is made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed in these webinars are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.