Entries by Sherburn LaBelle

Traveling Path of Artist, If’igen Bico & her work,”Traces Left Behind” Receives SWD Award

Save World Draw is proud to announce that If’igen Bico, an artist of Turkish/Greek heritage, is the new recipient of the Save World Draw’s 2016 Award, “Small Grant For Marvelous Ideas”.  We will be following her new project, “Traces Left Behind”  where she uses the many ways of  “touch” to connect with Syrian Refugees in […]

Forced to Flee: the refugee

I’m probably not the best person to tell this story. I am no historian and some think, I’m no writer.  But I can point out how the international community separates and defines refugees since WWII.  I learned about this first hand in an unexpected way.  Perhaps a story worth telling.  For me, it started off as just needing a job. […]


Dr. Mehdi Khorisani was born in Karbala, Iraq, of Persian parents. He did his studies at the University of Najaf in Iraq.  His father was an Ayatollah.  As a young boy, Mehdi Khorisani would sit by his father’s side to learn about dealing with people and stress related situations.  Coming from a long line of Persian spiritual […]