Sande is a mother, grandmother, wife, aunt, and sister from the steep seaside cliffs in Southern California. She is an award-winning leader in the fields of women’s empowerment and interfaith community building. She founded the women’s interfaith grassroots international organization S.A.R.A.H. (The Spiritual And Religious Alliance for Hope) the morning of 9/11, an instinct to gather women of diverse faiths to protect all that they consider sacred, now in its 19th year. Sande is actively engaged in leadership in the peace, interfaith, compassion, community building, and women’s empowerment sectors.
Sande serves on the Women’s Task Force for The Parliament of The World’s Religions, and founded and served as Director for the international organization The Charter For Compassion’s Women and Girls sector. She served as Chair for the United Religions Initiative for North America and is also the Founder of Compassionate California, which recently became established into law by the governor’s office as the first Compassionate State in the world.
Sande has conducted countless workshops and produced major and smaller events in more than seven countries, presented on panels in universities, global and local organizations, and city and state level institutions. Sande is currently being inducted into the Women’s Oral History Archives for Claremont Colleges in California. Sande will barter for chocolate.
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