What happens when you mix immersion travel and interfaith dialog? It was a life changing experience for participants of The National Peace Foundation's Religion and Society Program, which brought delegations of community leaders from the Middle East to America, and vice versa. For her work directing the trips, Wisconsinite Sahar Taman has been recognized with a 2010 Citizen Diplomat award.
- Sahar Taman, Project Director, Religion and Society Dialogue Projects National Peace Foundation, board member of the Charitable Giving Committee of the Islamic Society of Northern Wisconsin, editor of Reflections and Experiences of Religion and Society..
- Rabbi Jeremy Schneider, Associate Rabbi at Temple Shalom, in Dallas, Texas, 2008 Religion and Society Program participant.
- Ghada Ghazal, lecturer in Islamic studies and the dialogue of civilizations at Al-Andalus Institute for Islamic Studies in Hama, Syria, member of the Islamic Studies Center of Damascus, 2007 and 2008 Religion and Society Program participant.