Rev. Dr. Fatimah S. Salleh to be Affirmation International Conference Keynote Speaker

March 6, 2018

Rev. Dr. Fatimah S. Salleh was born in Brooklyn, NY to a Puerto-Rican and Malaysian mother and an African American father. She is the eldest of seven. Dr. Salleh received her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also earned a Master’s degree from Syracuse University in Public Communication and a second Master’s in Divinity from Duke University. She served a mission in Campinas, Brazil. She is married to Eric Sorensen and they have four children: Micah, Xavier, Ronin and Zora Grace.  She is the founder of A Certain Work, an organization dedicated to educating on issues of faith, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

You don’t want to miss this year’s Affirmation International Conference. This conference is like no other event in the world. You will join with hundreds of LGBTQ+ Mormons from around the world who bring and share various perspectives of what it means for them to be LGBTQ+ and Mormon. No matter your sexual orientation or gender identity; interest or activity level in the LDS Church; if you are an LGBTQ+ Mormon, a family member, a friend, or a church leader this is the conference for you. Discounted early bird tickets are still available at https://internationalconference.affirmation.org.

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