Category Archives: Fellows

RTR Fellows 2015

RTR Fellows 2015

The Class of 2015 of the Zoroastrian Return To Roots Fellows was made up of James Darius Ball, Ruxshin Cyrus Dinshaw, Zubin Gheesta, Pardis Gheibi, Farah Minwalla, Kayras Darayush Irani, Khushchehr Italia, Arash Jahanian, Natalia Karanjia, Farzan Mazda, Anushae Parakh, Perzen Patel, Veera Rustomji and Kersi Shroff.

RTR Fellows 2013

RTR Fellows 2013

The very first Class of 2013 of the Zoroastrian Return To Roots Fellows was made up of Farzin Avari, Binaifer Daji, Shahyan Dastur, Fareeza Doctor, Bezan Irani, Kurush Italia, Sasan Jahanian, Semira Jahanian, Rustom Kapadia, Jehangir Madon, Armeen Mistry, Vandad Pourbahrami, Jennifer Rostami, Anahita Sidhwa, Burzin Tampal, Cumbysis Tampal, and Diana Vania.

Return to Roots is a youth-initiated program designed to strengthen community identity amongst Zoroastrian youth the world over.

The idea of a Zoroastrian Return to Roots Program was born out of the increasing disconnect between those Zoroastrians in the diaspora with their ancestral communities in Iran and India. It is a unique means of fostering community links and identity by taking small groups of youth on trips to explore their religious, social and cultural heritage.