Adam Day 2023

Adam Day California will be held on August 10, 2023. The guest speakers will enlighten us with their take on the importance of Adam Day and what it means to them. They will share their life experiences, beliefs and the concept of humanity from their perspective. Join us in honoring peace, tolerance, respect and compassion as we celebrate unity in diversity together. We hope to see you there.

Guest Speakers

It was an honor to welcome Mr. Mark Jansson, Dr. Ashok Shankar and Yashwini Kamdar as guest speakers at the Adam Day event this year.

Mr. Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi is the Patron in Chief of the Azeemia Sufi Order.

Click here to read his keynote speech.

Mark Jensson is the President of Interfaith Council of Elk Grove. Jensson brought the Crystal Apple Awards to the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) in 2007. The awards serve to let students in the LDS church nominate outstanding teachers in the district. Jensson balances his numerous volunteer projects, owning his own company, and his large family. He was awarded 2010 Man of the Year award by citizens of Elk Grove, CA.

Ashok Shankar is the Founder of Maha Shakti Ashram Sanstha, Inc and Founder/Executive Director of Institute for Applied Behavioral Research.

Mr. Shankar provides his professional services to Boston College, Boston Medical Center, Boston Health Commission, Action for Boston Community Development, Women of Color AIDS Council, U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services- Office of Population Affairs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, Health Education Resource Administration, Canton Council On Aging, Men's Advocacy Network.

Yashwini Kamdar is Masters in Genetics from University of Mumbai and in CS from IIT. A proud mom of two children with a daughter at IIT. Yashwini has been working at Alcatel-Lucent for 23 years. She has successfully delivered multi-million dollar projects for VzW, AT&T, Sprint, CTC. In 2011 she finished a marathon as her first race and has in total completed two marathons and five half marathons. She strongly attributes her success to her community and is passionate about giving back. Examples include: mentoring at high schools and colleges like IIT, UIC, UIUC and Waubonsee; helping students in the areas of leadership, Project Management, international mergers, resume reviews, mock interviews; and serving as a teacher for the toddler class at her temple, the Jain Society of Chicago. She has also served as a judge for science fairs and BPA competitions. Previously, she was an invited guest speaker at an International symposium attended by 900 participants across 45 countries, and was an invited speaker at a Women’s health conference on wellness journey.

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