Sharan Kaur Singh
Sharan Kaur Singh is the Midwest Deputy Director for the Anti-Defamation League, a nonprofit that fights hate to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all. She also consults with SALDEF (the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund) a national Sikh organization based in Washington DC. She is part of SALDEF’s National Speakers Bureau and develops and facilitates cultural awareness trainings. She also develops programs that help to educate, inspire and empower the Sikh community. She led the SikhLEAD program for 3 years, an internship and Leadership Development Program that partners Sikh American high school, college students and young professionals with congressional offices, federal agencies, and Washington, DC-based organizations to provide students with enriching experiences. Sharan is also a learning and development professional who previously worked at Deloitte, Inc. She is an active member of her community and is a board member of Camp Sikh Virsa, a local Sikh Youth organization that trains future Sikh leaders. Sharan’s strongest passion is in working with interfaith communities, advocating for the rights of religious, immigrant and marginalized communities and partnering with congressional offices, federal and state agencies, and coalition partners to address and counter hate-related issues. As a member of the Parliament and many other community relation groups/organizations, she works with government officials and community leaders/members to counter our nation’s problems while building bridges across communities.