Mape-Niana: Parenting in Sikhi - Sikh Research Institute

Mape-Niana: Parenting in Sikhi

The workshop is intended to get parents inspired and ready to bring Gurbani into their daily lives, and to show how nurturing learning outside of the setting of a Khalsa School or Sikh camp can be a simple and enjoyable part of parenting. 


Parents and young adults looking to raise children with the guiding principles of Gurmat.

Presented by Kulvir Singh & Harinder Singh

Harinder Singh - Inspired by 1Force -- Perfection that radiates Oneness -- Harinder is focused on education as a fulcrum for social change. He is an interdisciplinary researcher and global orator, passionately learning, analyzing and sharing intricacies of Sikh and Panjabi heritage. He delivers lectures at universities and interfaith conferences, interviews on TV & radio, and authors articles. He contextualizes contemporary realities of genocide, theology and linguistics to develop heritage and language curriculums, and has consulted on exhibitions and films. He worked as an Aerospace engineer before transitioning to 'human dynamics' from 'aerodynamics,' embarking on community development projects full-time in 1997, including grassroots work in Panjab for five years. He is a member of the Board of Directors for SikhRI Canada and co-founder of the Panjab Digital Library. He lives in New Jersey with his family.

Kulvir Singh - Kulvir Singh Gill is a Senior Principal with Clareo Partners, a growth strategy consultancy based in Chicago. Previously, he worked as a management consultant with Oliver Wyman and with Barrick Gold Corporation in their organizational effectiveness practice. Kulvir has been actively involved in the Sikh-Canadian community. He has served in leadership roles with the Sikh Centennial Foundation, Spinning Wheel Film Festival, and Toronto Sikh Youth Retreats. He is a co-founder of Mississauga's Seva Food Bank and Sikhs Serving Canada. Kulvir also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the William Osler Health System Foundation and is on the board of Habitat For Humanity -- Brampton. He was a 2011 Action Canada fellow and is a recent recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Mr. Gill holds a B.Sc. and a B.Comm. from the University of Calgary and currently lives with his family in Brampton.

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