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The DreamHour Speaker Series is made up of leaders within the local community, sharing their experiences and their hopes for creating a better tomorrow.

Suhail Arastu

Suhail Arastu was raised in San Antonio, Texas and studied Neurobiology & Classics at The University of California, Berkeley where he competed as an NCAA Gymnast. In Philadelphia he began graduate studies before moving to a small Japanese mountain village for a year of contemplation, deep sea fishing, hiking, skiing and teaching. He then travelled the world by ship under the auspices of the United Nations Economic & Social Council before returning home in 2008.

Suhail works in Institutional Advancement for Musical Bridges Around the World, a non-profit organization charged to transform lives by shattering barriers, creating connectivity and inspiring hope for those with least access through excellence in the performing arts.

He is the Arts & Culture Chair for Anuja San Antonio, the Mayor’s appointee to the Public Art Commission and was elected to the 40th Class of Leadership San Antonio. He completed a Marshall Memorial Fellowship in Spring of 2018; in August of the same year he was appointed to serve on the Board of Sister Cities International and now serves as the Global Arts Envoy and India Chair of the Washington, DC based organization.