Joy at the Border, UCSD

This conference will bring together faculty and students from across the university's schools and departments to present cutting-edge research on international migration. The conference will include thematic panels presented by […]

Restorative Justice Retreat

The Resilience through Joy workshop is inspired by my own experience as a child refugee and years of dancing with refugees. We use evidence-based techniques to explore orienting towards what is pleasing […]


What to Expect When You’re Expecting (a Book!) Ever wonder what working with an editor is like? Have questions about how to navigate this relationship? This virtual workshop will feature […]

Lost in Translation—a Game of Telephone

Inspired in part by the current state of communication breakdown in our country, this exhibition examines the many ways we (mis)interpret or (mis)understand each other through a game of telephone […]

TEDX SDSU Presents

WHEN SAVORING A PLEASANT MOMENT IS A RADICAL ACT Scan the code above to purchase tickets⬆️ In this TED talk, Ari Honarvar will explore how practicing savoring pleasant moments is […]

$20 Event

I’ll be joining an event moderated by the renowned Rumi translator and author Haleh Liza Gafori. We’ll talk about my life’s work, poetry, and the power of savoring, among other topics. […]