Tuesday, November 5, 2013 • UC Irvine
UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom • Doors open 6:30 p.m. • Program at 7 p.m.
Ticket reservations are open.
Free for UCI students, faculty and staff with UCI I.D.
General tickets $8 each.
Eboo Patel is an internationally-recognized speaker on interfaith engagement and cooperation. He will talk about the importance of religious pluralism in building, strengthening and sustaining our democracy. Eboo challenges and inspires people of all faiths to work together to make our world a place where diverse traditions can thrive side by side.
He has authored several books including Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation and Sacred Ground. Eboo has presented at the TED Conference, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Nobel Peace Prize Forum and universities around the world. He is a regular contributor to the Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, and CNN, and named one of America’s Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report.
Eboo is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a non-profit that supports interfaith dialog, projects and leadership training at college campuses across the nation. He holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University where he studied on a Rhodes scholarship, and is an Ashoka Fellow, part of a select group of social entrepreneurs whose ideas are changing the world.