In this conversation on race Deanna Singh talks with me about growing up Asian-Indian, and African-American in Wisconsin.
Key topics include:
- Deanna’s experience with parents from two different cultures
- What it was like to be one of only two kids of color in an all-white school
- The beauty and joy of talking about race
- First experience with overt racism at the age of five from another five-year-old
- Impact of last four years with Trump et al young people of color and vision for the future
- Founding a publishing company for books with children of color
- Her life experience- the lynching of her great grandfather who was black, the aftermath of 9/11 on her family with a Sikh father who wears a turban, and the attack on the Sikh Temple in her area
- Why she believes in the triumph of love and advice for going further
About Deanna Singh
Deanna Singh is a highly respected thought leader who travels the world motivating and educating audiences about living with joy and purpose. A gifted communicator, she is a champion to marginalized communities and an inspiration to all those who want to be agents of change in their work, lives, and society.
Singh earned her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Fordham University, a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and certification in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Cornell University. She has impacted the world as a speaker, a teacher, a principal, a leader of large foundations, a social entrepreneur, a businesswoman, an author, a publisher, and a mother.
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