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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.
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