Lectures & Researches


Humans are forever learning about nature and from nature
Be Grateful for Who You Are
AIDS is a war against humanity
Living Positively: Narratives from HIV positive women
• A Qualitative Study Examining HIV Antiretroviral Adherence Counseling and Support in Community Pharmacies (454 Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy JMCP July/August 2013 Vol. 19, No. 6)

Humanitarian Works


Global Climate Litigation Report
New COVID-19 guide for youth
Climate change is a global challenge
UN Sustainable Development Goals
UN Secretary-General meets with civil society to commemorate Paris Agreement entry into force
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
• Working with Humanitarian Organizations I have developed programs to advocate for human rights with focus on women and children’s rights, including Voices for Justice
• Worked with Women’s Wisdom Women in Action
• Served as a member of the Building Bridges of Understanding committee inviting Shirin Ebadi, noble peace laureate, to Bay Area
• Contributed towards providing: medical supplies and clean water in refugee areas; elimination of poverty; HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention; education to understand the signs of domestic violence

Events & Conferences

coffee-tea-notesI have participated in variety of humanitarian events and conferences including: the UN annual NGO/DPI, and the Millennium World Peace Summit in the United Nations; Women’s Wisdom, Women in Action (California), and more; and presented talks and engaged in panel discussion on variety of subjects Building Bridges of Understanding Series (http://ias.org/buildingbridges/servicereport/) panel presentation on moving beyond the stereotypes and prejudices of HIV-positive individuals; importance of forgiveness and imagination in accepting; Rhythm Within, presented by the Community Healing Center (California); Sufi Poetry and Music, Parliament of the World’s Religions in Barcelona, Spain, and more.

Annual Sufism Symposium: Meditation, Universal Consciousness and the Journey of Transformation
April 22-April 23, 2017


Health & Wellbeing

—Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 25, para. 1) To read more on United Nations the Universal Declaration of Human Rights visit : http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/index.html

• I have worked towards health and well-being with organizations devoted to social justice and HIV/AIDS prevention; developed ongoing programs of food drives to eliminate hunger; contributed towards universal primary education by adopting a classroom; organized roundtable discussions for education and prevention of domestic violence including: on: Recognizing Women’s Rights and Creating a Safe Place; conceived a Cross Cultural Study of families who emigrated to the United States, addressing the challenges of adjusting to a new culture, language and environment, and the potential effects on intra-generational relationships.