Rajan Zed

Rajan Zed is an acclaimed Indo-American and Hindu statesman who has taken up Hindu, interfaith, religion, environment, Roma and other causes all over the world.

He was invited by President of European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pottering, in December 2009 in Brussels (Belgium) for a meeting to promote interfaith dialogue and discuss Hindu issues. He read the groundbreaking first Hindu opening prayer in United States Senate in Washington DC

Zed is one of the panelists for “On Faith”, a prestigious interactive conversation on religion produced jointly by Newsweek and WashingtonPost.com. He has been bestowed with “World Interfaith Leader Award”, “Nevada Religious Unity Award”, “Positive Pluralism & Unity Prize”, and other awards for interfaith dialogue.

He is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, Director of Interfaith Relations of Nevada Clergy Association, Spiritual Advisor to National Assoc. of Interchurch & Interfaith Families, etc.

Rajan Zed is on the Governing Board of Directors of Northern Nevada International Center, on the Board of Directors of Nevada World Trade Council, elected to office of General Improvement District Trustee of Verdi TV District, member Citizens Advisory Committee of Regional Transportation Commission, member Reno Police Chief Advisory Board, member of Diversity Action Plan Committee of Washoe County School District.

He is listed currently in Wikipedia and “Who’s Who in America” 2006. He also recited historic first Hindu opening prayers in California, Arizona, Washington, Utah, New Mexico and Nevada Senates; Arizona and Oregon House of Representatives and Nevada Assembly. He volunteers as chaplain in various hospitals of northwestern Nevada and neighboring California.

Zed has been on Editorial Board of Reno Gazette-Journal, a Gannett newspaper, Board of Directors of Washoe Library Foundation, Academic Senator in the Academic Senate of San Jose State University in California, on Board of Directors of a large credit union (California State Employees Credit Union of San Jose), on the Health Curriculum Committee of Fremont Unified School District in California.

He possess Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from University of Nevada-Reno, Master of Science in Mass Communications from San Jose State University, California; and Bachelor of Journalism from Panjab University, India.


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