sunrise behind Mt Hood

Resources June 2020


Online Devotions: Saturday, June 6, 7:30 – 8:00am. Early morning prayers to start the weekend on a spiritual note. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Jan at 503-639-8919. Online Devotions: Sunday, June 7, 10:00 – 10:30am. For more information, please call our Vancouver Bahá’í information line at 971-248-5219.  Sponsored by the Local Spiritual [...]

OHSU article about Dr. John Ng.

Portland Baha’i Promotes Equality for Women at OHSU


In June 2012, Dr. John Ng will become the first male co-chair of the Women in Academic Medicine Committee at the Casey Eye Institute of the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Dr. Ng, who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, is also a Baha’i and an active advocate for the rights [...]

Rethinking Education for Girls and Women


“The world of humanity has two wings — one is women and the other men. Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly.” ~ ‘Abdu’l-Baha Dr. Wendi Momen, magistrate and author from the United Kingdom, speaks as a panelist for a side event hosted by the Baha’i International Community during the 55th [...]

Layli Miller-Muro giving a talk on gender equality at TEDx Talks

TEDxGrandRapids – Layli Miller-Muro – Innovate: Justice


Layli Miller-Muro, a lawyer and Executive Director of the Tahirih Justice Center, speaks at TEDx Talks in Grand Rapids on justice and the equality of women and men. “The world of humanity has two wings — one is woman and the other man. Not until both wings are equally developed can the bird fly. Should [...]

Bonnie the Pioneer

News, Perspectives

By Venustiano Olguín For the last three months, it has been an inspiration and an honor to get to know Bonnie Hakert Konamauri as she visits family and friends in Oregon and Montana during a short rest from her life’s work as a Baha’i pioneer in the Solomon Islands . At the beginning of her [...]

From Suffrage to CEDAW – Celebrate Women’s Equality Day


August 26, 2010 – 11:00am Happy Birthday 19th Amendment! Believe it or not, it’s only been 90 years since the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote in our democracy was made part of the Constitution. Since 1971, we’ve celebrated the anniversary of August 26, 1920, as Women’s Equality Day. One great way to [...]