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ISAAGNY EVENT: Raising Compassionate Kids @ 8:00pm
Simran Jeet Singh, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Religion & Society Program at the Aspen Institute and the author of the national bestseller The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life (Riverhead, Penguin Random House).
Join the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York for "Raising Compassionate Kids."
How can we teach children to consider and connect with all different types of people?
How can we teach them to meet others with the dignity they deserve, even when they don't respect us in return?
Why are these skills important for our kids - and our society?
Compassionate kids are better equipped to practice inclusion, prioritize integrity, and choose love over hate. Join Simran Jeet Singh for a discussion of compassion - and how to raise children in a way that cultivates and supports the development of this character trait.
When: Monday, December 4th
Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Simran’s thought leadership on bias, empathy, wisdom, and justice extends across corporate, educational, and government settings. He is an Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity with Columbia University and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, and a Soros Equality Fellow with the Open Society Foundations. In 2020, TIME Magazine recognized him as one of sixteen people fighting for a more equal America.
Simran earned graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and he writes regularly for major outlets, including Harvard Business Review, TIME Magazine, CNN, and The Washington Post. Simran also authored the award-winning children’s book Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon (Kokila, Penguin Random House).
Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Simran now lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters, where he enjoys running, writing, and chasing his kids.
Monday, December 4, 2023, 8:00 PM until 9:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
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