Ruth Broyde Sharone

Ruth Broyde Sharone

Honored internationally for her passionate interfaith activism and leadership, Ruth Broyde Sharone, a filmmaker, journalist and author, is also the creator of MEET ME THERE, the Interfaith Musical, an exuberant celebration of our cultural and religious diversity. She released two albums from the musical, in 2015 and 2022, and also created a music workshop for communities and schools to teach diversity and inclusion.

In recognition of her contributions to bridge-building, Ruth was inducted into the Martin Luther King Advisory Board of Morehouse College in 2013 and in 2015 she received a special commendation for her Interfaith Leadership from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. The International Human Rights Consortium (IHRC) awarded her a Fete d'Excellence gold medal in Geneva in 2000 for her contributions to cultural education.

Together with Delores Gray, an African-American minister, Ruth pioneered ground-breaking interfaith pilgrimages to the Middle East in the 90s, highlighted by CNN World News in 1994. She also co-founded and served as Co-Chair of the Southern California Parliament of the World's Religions (SCCPWR) for 10 years.

Both her documentary, “God and Allah Need to Talk”, and her interfaith memoir, “Minefields & Miracles,”“21st Century Voices: Women Who Influence, Inspire, and Make a Difference.”

In 2023 Album 2 of her interfaith musical received an Award of Merit from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC), the first time an album of music was recognized and honored in the annual Wilbur Award ceremony.