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Transforming Our One World

September 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MST


Join moderator Dr. Marjaneh Gilpatrick online as she chairs a live discussion on the connecting, restorative power of Storytelling.   

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Secretary of the DRBI Board of Directors, Marjaneh is also Associate Dean in the College of Education at Grand Canyon University.  In that role she oversees the college’s outreach, research, and development efforts. She is particularly passionate about providing culturally responsive opportunities that enrich the underserved students for whom English is an additional language.




Joining Dr. Gilpatrick will be:    

Winona Smith

Winona Smith is a retired registered pediatric nurse and educator. Most of her nursing work was with newborns who required intensive care and one of her most fulfilling jobs was working in the pediatrics department on the Navajo Reservation.  Winona was raised in the ghettos of Cleveland and later moved to the suburbs as a teen, working her way through community college and earning two baccalaureate degrees.  Winona is a mother and grandmother and has taught pre-school thru college.

Kristin Barnes

Kristin Barnes, first and foremost, is the proud mother of 2 and  grandmother of 1. Over the past 26 yrs as a Bahá’í, she has served in many capacities including 16 years as the director of the Jeffrey Barnes Bahá’í Choir. Currently she is conducting community-building work in East Bakersfield, California and is in the process of forming an organization to increase the capacity of creatives to become agents of change.

Nathan Hollis

Nathan Hollis II has been at Grand Canyon University for almost 10 years and an educator for over 2 decades. He started his career teaching grades one through four in the public-school. Over time, he moved into administrative roles in the district office and then into higher education. He and his wife are natives of California and Texas, respectively, but live in Gilbert, Arizona with their two wonderful teenagers. 


This session is complimentary however your donations help DRBI create even more exclusive content for you.


September 11, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MST
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