Peacemindedly

by Sara Jamshidi

A podcast focusing on uplifting stories and ideas of peace. Our guests are Peaceful Bridge Makers, filling gaps between nations, cultures and ideas. Sara Jamshidi, an award-winning Iranian-American peace journalist, explores women, especially Muslim women, contribution to help bridging gap among us.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 6

  • S06 E62 - To Be More Peaceful, One must Disconnect with Un-Peaceful

    S06 E62 - To Be More Peaceful, One must Disconnect with Un-Peaceful

    Personal story of dropping off a famous scholar because he was incompatible with the mission of our podcast.Everyone was telling me I must interview 'This Person,' that I do not name him for the sake of anonymity. They said, and I...

    10:56
  • Season 5

  • S05 E61 - Parenting with an Accent by Masha Rumer

    S05 E61 - Parenting with an Accent by Masha Rumer

    About our guest:Masha Rumer is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Quartz, the Moscow Times, Parents.com, and elsewhere.About the book:Through her own...

    40:20
  • S05 E60 - Rooted in the Body, Lisa White

    S05 E60 - Rooted in the Body, Lisa White

    About our guest:Lisa J. White was a senior instructor of Arabic, and former executive director of CASA, the Center for Arabic Study Abroad at the Arabic Language Institute of the American University in Cairo, where she taught for ...

    35:36
  • S05 E59 - Shelley Kloba: How to Reach Out and to Be Advocate for Peace

    S05 E59 - Shelley Kloba: How to Reach Out and to Be Advocate for Peace

    Yesterday was May 25, 2022, the second anniversary of George Floyds murder. Around the same time, about two years ago, I talked with Shelly Kloba, Democratic Representative of the 1st District at the Washington House of Representa...

    30:57
  • S05 E58 - Abortion: If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?

    S05 E58 - Abortion: If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?

    An abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. It is a basic healthcare need for millions of women, girls and others who can become pregnant. Worldwide, an estimate 1 in 4 pregnancies end in an abortion every year, acco...

    28:43