The Rumi Forum presented “The Importance of Local and International Inter-Cultural Dialogue”, with The Honorable Donna F. Edwards, 4th Congressional District of Maryland

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Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards represents Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. Elected in 2008 as the first African American women to represent Maryland in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Edwards serves on the Committees of Transportation and Infrastructure, Science and Technology, and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. She is a Member of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Progressive Caucus, and was recently chosen to co-chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s “Red to Blue” task force. A graduate of Wake Forest University and Franklin Pierce Law Center, she has lived in Prince George’s County for more than 25 years and currently resides in Fort Washington. She is the proud mother of a son who is attending Drew University.