Khalid Abdalla

British-Egyptian actor (Oscar nominated The Square, The Kite Runner, United 93, Green Zone) and activist.

Internationally acclaimed writer, scholar of religions, bestselling author, founder of AslanMedia and co-founder & Chief Creative Officer of BoomGen Studios.

Reza Aslan, PhD

Former Secretary General of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)

Hazem Bata (J.D.,LL.M)

Historian, scholar, and best-selling author of How the Irish Saved Civilization and The Hinges of History series.

Thomas Cahill

Nobel Peace Prize nominee, former Palestinian Archbishop of the Holy Land (Melkite) and renowned Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation.

Archbishop Elias Chacour

Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut 

The Rt Rev Ian Douglas, Ph.D.

Former Papal Nuncio to Egypt and previous President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue at the Vatican.

His Eminence Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald, M. Afr.,  Archbishop

Executive Director of United Religions Initiative (URI). 

Victor H Kazanjian, Jr.

Best-selling author, activist, and public theologian.

Brian D. McLaren

President, Islamic Affairs Council of Maryland and Civilizations Exchange & Cooperation Foundation

Imam Mohamad Bashar Arafat

Poet, scholar, and teacher - Celtic spirituality

Peacemaker and former Warden of Iona Abbey, in Scotland

John Philip Newell

Founder and President, Interfaith Youth Core (IFC)

Eboo Patel

Former Miss World USA, author, human rights activist, entrepreneur and a founder of The Aspen Spiritual Center.

Lexie Potamkin

Founder of Janet Rady Fine Art, a Specialist in Contemporary Art from the Middle East.

Janet Rady

Former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Mali (1996-1999) and Republic of Rwanda (1993 to 1996).  Professor at George Fox University.

Ambassador David Rawson

Canon to the Presiding Bishop, The Episcopal Church.

The Rev. Canon C.K. Robertson, Ph.D.

New York Times best-selling Anglo-Afghan writer (In Arabian Nights, The Caliph’s House), and son of the famous late Sufi writer, Idries Shah.

Tahir Shah

Former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Ambassador Rabbi David N. Saperstein

Director, British Council-Indonesia, former Director of British Council in USA, Egypt and Afghanistan.

Paul Smith

Former Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of California, and Founder & Chair of United Religions Initiative (URI).

The Rt Rev William Swing

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Brice Tebbs

Technology Professional and Entrepreneur, Google

Dr. Aaron Rosen

Professor of Religion & Visual Culture and Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, Visual Arts Editor for IMAGE Journal

Scholar, Curator and Author – Modern and Contemporary Arab Art, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History & Architecture, Middlebury College

Sarah Rogers, PhD

Artist, The Kingdom of Bahrain

Sheikha Lulwa Al-Khalifa

arts entrepreneur, curator, Founder of the Marrakech Biennale, hotelier, and trustee of Virgin Unite

Vanessa Branson