Inderpreet Kaur joined the Sikh Coalition as the Community Development Fellow for Southern California in October 2017. She was motivated to work at the Sikh Coalition by her passion to advocate for equal human rights and to ensure underrepresented communities have a voice.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Inderpreet has been heavily involved in the Southern California Sikh Community for years by teaching at youth camps and co-founding a Khalsa Food Pantry, which now serves over 100 low-income families with food and basic necessities. Prior to the Sikh Coalition, Inderpreet worked at St. Anne’s, a social services organization where she helped young at-risk women transition their lives from the streets to safe housing. A lifelong advocate for gender equality, this area of work remains deeply important to her as she continues to raise awareness to issues of inequality and social justice.
Inderpreet graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Sociology and Political Science and a minor in Women’s Studies. Outside of work, she enjoys writing poetry and short stories, which often voices the hardships of immigrants, women and the Sikh diaspora.