10 episodes

This podcast aims to explore the lives of exemplary Sikhs in politics, business, sports, entertainment, and more, in order to understand their story and career, as well as how their faith has influenced their success. Not only do we discuss the pressing issues that matter to them, but we also ask them for advice and guidance, so others can do the same.
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This podcast aims to explore the lives of exemplary Sikhs in politics, business, sports, entertainment, and more, in order to understand their story and career, as well as how their faith has influenced their success. Not only do we discuss the pressing issues that matter to them, but we also ask them for advice and guidance, so others can do the same.
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    Randeep Singh Sarai, MP

    Randeep Singh Sarai, MP

    Randeep Singh Sarai MP (born April 15, 1975) is a Canadian politician who was elected as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada to represent the federal electoral district Surrey Center during the 2015 Canadian federal election. Randeep was recently re-elected and on this episode he talks about his rise to power as a Member of Parliament, his prime minister, Justin Trudeau, his thoughts on Jagmeet Singh, the Sikh NDP leader, and his advice to Sikh Americans on how to build political power.
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    • 59 min
    The Sandy Lion, Stylist, Influencer, & Teacher

    The Sandy Lion, Stylist, Influencer, & Teacher

    Sandy Kaur Gill (SKG) better known as TheSandyLion is a stylist and image consultant with the simple goal of helping people look and feel the best about themselves. She has worked closely with public figures including Lilly Singh, Beena Minhaj, Nabela, and Humble The Poet. Sandy is a brand ambassador for Nike, Gillette and Neostrata, and has worked with other notable brands including Apple, Guess Jeans, Aldo Shoes and Hayley Elsaesser. She also works as an elementary school teacher in Brampton, and has partnered with organizations to help spread access to education to girls around the world. Sandy sat down with us to discuss her motivations for becoming a stylist, an influencer, and a teacher and her advice for young Sikh women who want pursue fashion and teaching.
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    • 35 min
    Babbu, Comedian, Actor & Influencer

    Babbu, Comedian, Actor & Influencer

    While Babbu is known for his hilarious roles in Jus Reign's YouTube parodies of western South Asian culture, he is also an entrepreneur and a major influencer for young Sikhs around the world. He stars in the National Sikh Campaign's "Diversity Day" video created by the renown Funny or Die production studio, where he takes on the challenge of educating others on what it means to be Sikh and what the turban represents. Our interview touches on not only what he hopes to do with this role but also his career, his goals, and most importantly, how he came across his infamous Tide jacket.
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    • 31 min
    Ravi Singh Bhalla, Mayor of Hoboken

    Ravi Singh Bhalla, Mayor of Hoboken

    Ravi Bhalla, is an American civil rights lawyer, politician, and the mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey. Prior to becoming mayor, he served in the city council of Hoboken, New Jersey since 2009. On November 7, 2017, he was elected New Jersey's first Sikh mayor, as well as the first elected mayor in the United States who is a Sikh and wears a turban.
    In this wide ranging interview, we discuss Mayor Bhalla's childhood, why he pursued politics and public service, his various initiatives as Mayor for the city of Hoboken, and his advice on how to get into politics.

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    • 45 min
    Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah, Campaign Manager for the first Sikh Congressman

    Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah, Campaign Manager for the first Sikh Congressman

    Although lesser known than his contemporaries, Dalip Singh Saund and Bhagat Singh Thind, Dr. Amarjit Singh Marwah has had an extremely interesting and impactful life and career. Not only was he a successful dentist in Malibu, California but he was also the City Commissioner of Los Angeles and the campaign manager behind the election of the first Sikh, Indian, and Asian man to the U.S. Congress. 
    Sikh Meets World sat down with him over the course of a few interviews to get an inside look at his life story and why he believes Sikhs in America are now able to make a bigger impact than ever before. A wide-ranging conversation that crisscrosses between his life and his advice, Dr. Marwah shows us how nothing is impossible.

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    • 40 min
    Dr. Rajwant Singh

    Dr. Rajwant Singh

    A prominent voice for the Sikh-American community both in the United States and abroad, Dr. Rajwant Singh plans to use all of the remaining time on causes that will positively impact the world for Sikhs and others. Having acted as a bridge between the Sikh community and the White House for over two decades, Dr. Rajwant wants to leverage his platform to help direct Sikh philanthropy and create a society where Guru Nanak’s wisdom is shared with everyone.
    We discuss his story as an activist, the trials and tribulations he’s faced, and what he aspires for the Sikh community globally. Not only is he the Co-Founder of the National Sikh Campaign but he also chairs and heads several other efforts that he discusses in detail on the podcast. 

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    • 1 hr 16 min

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