Panelists

 

Dr. Leah Angell Sievers

Dr. Leah Angell Sievers teaches Upper School English at Collegiate School, where she is also the English Department's Curriculum Coordinator for Community Engagement Week, an Assistant Varsity Swim Coach, and a senior girls' adviser. She earned her B.A. in Literature from Yale University, her Master's of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, and her Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, where she was a Jefferson Graduate Fellow. Prior to joining the faculty at Collegiate, Dr. Angell Sievers worked at the Peddie School, the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance, the Virginia Holocaust Museum, Union Presbyterian Seminary, and the University of Richmond.

 

Timothy Seamans

Timothy comes to Episcopal after four years of chaplaincy at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School in Atlanta. He grew up in Michigan, taught high school English in Chicago, and received his theological education at Yale Divinity School, Chicago Theology Seminary, and the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. He was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Atlanta.

 

As Assistant Chaplain, Timothy teaches theology, assists in the chapel program, coordinates the service learning program, and coaches JV Girls Basketball. He is deeply committed to the intersection of spirituality, justice, and education. Along with school chaplaincy, Timothy is involved in the Episcopal Church’s wider ministry of racial healing and reconciliation. He currently serves on the Presiding Bishop’s Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism.

 

M.Div., Yale University

M.A., Chicago Theological Seminary

B.S., Olivet Nazarene University


 

Mona Siddiqui

Mona Hafeez Siddiqui was born in Lahore, Pakistan and immigrated to Richmond with her family when she was four years old. She grew up in Chesterfield County and completed her college degree at the University of Virginia majoring in Foreign Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies. She received her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and is now working as an Assistant Attorney General at the Virginia Office of the Attorney General in the Division of Human Rights. She is also a Ph.D. Candidate of Public Policy and Administration at the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Her academic research interests include Constitutional Law and social equity in the areas of migration, nationality, race, religion and gender. She serves on the Virginia Governor's Commission for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Virginia Asian Advisory Board advising the Governor on policy issues in these areas. She also serves on local non-profit Boards, including the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities and Virginia Poverty Law Center. She volunteers with several Richmond Muslim organizations, and is an advocate for legal issues related to discrimination and civil rights violations.


​The Reverend Dorothy A. White

​Dorothy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Master of Arts in Theology from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma as well as a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond. She also studied at Oxford University in the Summer School of Theology Program, Oxford, England.

 

Dorothy is currently employed at St. Catherine's School in Richmond. She serves as School Chaplain as well as a Teacher of Religion and Philosophy.  Dorothy also serves as a Priest Associate at St. John’s Episcopal, Church Hill in Richmond. She serves on the Board of the Mid-Atlantic Episcopal Schools Association (MAESA).

Spring Conference: Interfaith Dialogue
 

April 26, 2018

Collegiate School

9:30am - 3pm

Registration Deadline: 4:30 pm, Monday, April 23

 

Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

Agenda

9:30 - 9:45  Registration

9:45 - 10:00 Introduction of day

10:00-11:00 First question and table discussion

11:00-12:00 Second question and table discussion

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:30 Third question and table discussion

1:30-2:30 Questions and Answers/Open Conversation

2:30-3:00 Wrap up

 

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