Simran Jeet Singh
Simran Jeet Singh is a writer, teacher, scholar, and activist. He is a Soros Equality Fellow with the Open Society Foundation, a Racial Equity Media Fellow with the Interfaith Youth Core, and a Senior Fellow for the Sikh Coalition. He also hosts two shows: a video web series titled Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice and Spirited, an interview-basedpodcast that explores diverse perspectives on faith and justice.
Simran is the author of a new children’s book from Penguin Random House (Kokila)– Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon – the first from a major publisher to feature a Sikh story. Simran is currently writing an adult non-fiction book for Penguin Random House (Riverhead) entitled More of This Please: Sikh Wisdom for the Soul. Simran serves on presidential candidate Joe Biden’s AAPI Faith Advisory Committee and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Interfaith Advisory Committee. He is a columnist for Religion News Service, a spiritual/religious life advisor at NYU and Columbia University, and a visiting professor at Union Seminary. This fall, Simran is teaching a program at Columbia University and Trinity University on “Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice.”