THE YSC TEAM
Simran Jeet Singh
Simran brings insights and best practices from various industries in developing and delivering content on diversity, equity, and inclusion. He has a particular focus on anti-racism, empathy-building, and helping people and organizations identify their purpose, values, and culture.
Simran holds a PhD, MPhil, and MA from Columbia University, an MTS from Harvard University, and a BA from Trinity University. His expertise is in South Asian histories, cultures, and religions. He currently teaches Buddhist history at Union Seminary, while serving as a 2020 Equality Fellow for the Open Societies Foundation. This past year, Simran added author to his resume, with the publication of the best-selling children’s book from Penguin Random House, Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon. He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
Related News & Research
Beyond Moments Of Tragedy
Simran Jeet Singh, Senior Advisor for DEI at YSC, addresses why journalists must cover Sikh’s & other marginalized groups, beyond moments of tragedy.
Confronting Racism With Empathy
Simran Singh, Senior Advisor for Diversity at YSC, offers practical tips on what we can do to make us more empathetic and inclusive.