Experienced spiritual director and Harvard University graduate Anil Singh-Molares will serve as the University of Findlay’s fall 2018 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. He will offer a free, public lecture on Monday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union.
Drawing from his liberal arts education, cross-cultural upbringing, and managerial skills, Singh-Molares will speak about “Liberal Arts and Success.”
Singh-Molares is a global citizen and business person. He was born in Holland and raised in Europe and the United States. He is fluent in Spanish, French and English, and is a citizen of Spain, and a permanent resident of the United States.
He is the executive director of Spirit Directors International, a nonprofit multi-faith international organization that provides spiritual direction via educational events, publications, outreach programs. Membership is comprised of spiritual directors, theology faculty, students, chaplains, social workers and others involved in spiritual care and learning. He is a veteran of numerous interfaith and interspiritual efforts over the years, including Seeds of Compassion in Seattle, Washington in 2008, where he was one of the chairs, and as founder and executive director of the Compassionate Action Network. He has worked closely with noted religious author Karen Armstrong in a variety of capacities and has a master’s degree in theological studies degree from Harvard University.
Singh-Molares is a key contributor for the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. In a previous life, he was an executive at Microsoft, where he successfully grew international groups and divisions and provided leadership to multi-cultural teams around the world.
Students who have been selected as Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Ambassadors are:
College of Business
Sergio Palacio, marketing, Spain
Nicholas Kopylec, sports and event management, Canada
College of Education
Sara Tomko, early childhood education, Painesville, Ohio
Sam Warye, AYA integrated mathematics education, Urbana, Ohio
Christy Wickiser, middle childhood education, Carey, Ohio
College of Health Professions
Emma Bowden, nursing, Definace, Ohio
Sianna “CC” Dickerson, social work, Dayton, Ohio
Faris Hemeadah, nuclear medicine, Saudi Arabia
College of Liberal Arts
Emily Teague, religion and Bible studies, West Milton, Ohio
Megan Cross, Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing, Findlay, Ohio
Joe Spieles, Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing, Wauseon, Ohio
College of Pharmacy
Anastasia Palmer, P5, Canton, Ohio
Mikaela Hickey, P4, Belleville, Illinois
Lorin Wise, P4, Frazeysburg, Ohio
Clay Fogle, P6, Bucyrus, Ohio
College of Sciences
Uxue Alfonso Viguria, pre-medicine, Spain
Brianna Essien, animal science/pre-veterinary medicine, Nigeria
Moustafa Selim, pre-medicine, Egypt
Adam Li, computer science, China
The national Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow program is administered by the Council of Independent Colleges in Washington, D.C. It brings prominent artists, diplomats, journalists, business leaders and other professionals to campuses across the United States for a week-long residential program of classes, seminars, workshops, lectures and informal discussions. For more information, visit the CIC’s website.
For additional information about Singh-Morales’ visit to the University of Findlay, contact Marie Louden-Hanes, Ph.D., professor of art history, at email@example.com or 419-434-4504.