Speaker Biography

Weekly Guest Speakers

Bob Harris

Mr. Bob Harris has been a Baha’i since 1968, serving the Baha’i Community as a member of the Continental Board of Counselors, Auxiliary Board, National Convention Delegate and member of several Local Spiritual Assemblies. He was a member of the Baha’i World Congress Media Relations Committee, 1990-1993. From 2008 until 2018, he served on the […] Read More

Donald Camp

Professor Donald E. Camp is a resident of Philadelphia and professor emeritus at Ursinus College since 2011. He moved to Philadelphia in 1972 where he was a Staff photographer for, “The Evening and Sunday Bulletin,” until his resignation in 1981. He received his BFA and MFA from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in 1987 […] Read More

Eileen Maddocks

Eileen Maddocks was born and raised in the northeast state of Maine in the United States. Her mother, who was raised in the Millerite tradition in the Advent Christian Church, studied and pondered Christian history and theology on her own and became a Sunday School teacher in the Universalist Church. The stories of the Advent […] Read More

David Langness

Speaker Biography: David Langness is a staff writer and editor at BahaiTeachings.org.This week’s topic: Teaching the Baha’i Faith Online When Payam Zamani started the website BahaiTeachings.org in 2012, and brought David Langness on as its first editor, they wanted to utilize the vast reach of the online medium through the written and spoken arts to […] Read More

Scott A. Kinsey, Esq

Speaker Biography: Mr. Scott A. Kinsey, Esq. is an evaluative consultant for families and businesses, focusing on relationships. He is married and the father of five adult children. This week’s topic: Nine Rules Of The Game Of Life For Aspiring Angels And Saints We’re all playing a game. It’s called the “Game of Life,” and […] Read More

Mr. Jamshid A. Afnan

Speaker Biography: Jamshíd Afnán is a Bahá’í author and historian. He was born in Shiraz to a Bahá’í family as a fifth generation Bahá’í. To further his education, he moved to the United States in the mid-1970s, where he studied Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. He has been married to his wife Názly for 33 […] Read More

Sepideh Eskandari, Esquire

Speaker Biography: Ms. Sepideh Eskandari, Born in Tehran, Iran, and immigrated to the US at age nine. She has a BA in Communications from the University of Tampa, and JD from Stetson College of Law. She has been an Immigration Law practitioner from 1996 to the present. She served as a Florida Bar Investigative member […] Read More

Mr. Kamran Hakim

Speaker Biography: He has been married for 37 years. He has three children (two daughters and one son), and four grandchildren. Mr. Hakim currently lives in Northborough Massachusetts. Kamran Hakim and his wife are members of the Worcester Bahá’í Community.Mr. Hakim was born into a Bahá’í family. Mr. Hakim’s religious ancestry is from Jewish descent […] Read More

Mr. Norbert DuBois

 Speaker Biography:  Mr. Norbert DuBois, in reference to Bahá’í service, including having recently returned from Peoples Rep. of China, has worked as a professional actor, and being multilingual, enjoys sharing what he has garnered during five decades of Bahá’í experience, locally and internationally.Raised in Baltimore, Md., of two school teachers of mixed ethnic origins, including […] Read More

Mr. William Varner

Speaker Biography: Mr. William Varner is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, a husband of 48 years, a father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He has been a Baha’i for 57 years, serving as an international pioneer to Zambia and Canada, and in various administrative capacities. While in Canada he facilitated workshops on diversity and overcoming racism […] Read More