SikhRI Fundraiser: New Jersey 2016

You are invited to a benefit dinner for the Sikh Research Institute.

SikhRI yearns to waken the longing to connect with the Guru, to be the spark that kindles the light within. SikhRI is synonymous with Sikhi lifelong education. If you believe in Sikh education, then please help us to learn, live, and share the wisdom of the Guru Granth Sahib. Please support us in Illuminating Every Path.

About Speakers: 

Mandeep Singh Dhillon is a Bay Area entrepreneur, currently at Facebook, who has transitioned through careers as non-profit founder/community organizer/camp leader (Lohgarh), attorney (Latham & Watkins), consultant (McKinsey), Founder/CEO (Togetherville, 1StudentBody) and executive (Disney). He will be talking about "Tradition & Change"; managing identity in a world driven by change

Harinder Singh is a widely respected activist-educator who is deeply in love with 1Force, the Oneness that radiates in all. Love and Justice principles propel him to leverage public awareness for social change. Singh currently serves as an organizer of the Free Akal Takht; a movement to engage Sikhs around the world in developing and enacting the self-governance model for collective decision-making. Prior to joining Free Akal Takht, Singh co-founded Sikh Research Institute and Panjab Digital Library and has served on the boards of the National Conference on Community and Justice; The Fellowship of Activists to Embrace Humanity; The Nanakshahi Trust, among others. He is an author and sought after public speaker, educating audiences around the world on Sikhi and Panjab. He regularly appears on radio and television programs. He currently resides in New Jersey and holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, M.S. in Engineering Management, and M. Phil. in Guru Granth Sahib.

Inni Kaur serves as the CEO of Sikh Research Institute. An influential leader, respected artist, poet and published author, her eloquent words have been heard around the world, including presentations at Yale and Fairfield Universities, and the U.S. Office of the Pentagon Chaplin. Inni Kaur is dedicated to community and service of others, and continues to be an integral member of several faith-based organizations.

Harleen Kaur is a senior at Barnard College in New York City studying neuropsychology. She was born and raised in North Jersey, spending her childhood immersed in the local Sikh community. Harleen is a Sikh artist by passion. Her work consists of images and typography inspired by her own faith and love for Sikhi, and wishes to share that love with those who are searching for it. She hopes to create work that can invoke thought, curiosity and emotion. She works in ink, acrylic, and pencil in a various array of sizes, ranging from a sketchbook page to full wall murals. Most recently, she is working to combine her activism, art and Sikhi to break barriers and start conversations on the stigma of mental health in the Sikh community. Her artwork will be on display and for sale with proceeds going towards supporting SikhRI.

 

RSVP: Mandhir Singh | 201-936-3838 | mandhir.singh@sikhri.org

Jaswinder Singh Chadha | 908-304-2164 | jchadha@gmail.com

 

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We encourage you to attend so we can showcase the programs and courses offered by SikhRI.

Where
Deewan Banquet Hall
560 Stelton Rd
Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
United States
When
November 04, 2016 at 7pm - 10:30pm EST

Will you come?

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