60 pippa.io Sikh Meets World http://www.SikhMeetsWorld.com en Sikh Campaign Careers, Religion, Spirituality, Faith, Sikhism, Sikhs in America, We Are Sikhs, National Sikh Campaign, Khalsa, Turban, Politics, Sikh Campaign Conversations with powerful Sikhs who took on the world around them 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. 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. no Sikh Campaign info+5b2eb35ddda624020c882674@mg.pippa.io episodic https://assets.pippa.io/shows/undefined/1529786931300-4e08480f7d1f96f244c0081b5af84429.jpeg http://www.SikhMeetsWorld.com Sikh Meets World Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal Thu, 15 Nov 2018 03:00:09 GMT 1:06:19 5bec71fca111abef5116563f no https://shows.pippa.io/sikhmeetsworld/attorney-general-gurbir-singh-grewal full 1 4 Attorney General Grewal is the highest-ranking Sikh public official in the United States since Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, also the first Asian American Congressman, who served in the late 1950s.


In the hour-long interview, the Attorney General shares his childhood struggles with bullying & harassment, his motivation for pursuing public service and law enforcement, and his unlikely path to the heights of New Jersey politics. Attorney General Grewal also details his policy agenda for the state of New Jersey on items such as public corruption and police-community relations, and his thoughts on the state of our turbulent federal politics. 

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Attorney General Grewal is the highest-ranking Sikh public official in the United States since Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, also the first Asian American Congressman, who served in the late 1950s.


In the hour-long interview, the Attorney General shares his childhood struggles with bullying & harassment, his motivation for pursuing public service and law enforcement, and his unlikely path to the heights of New Jersey politics. Attorney General Grewal also details his policy agenda for the state of New Jersey on items such as public corruption and police-community relations, and his thoughts on the state of our turbulent federal politics. 

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Arjan Singh Bhullar, UFC Fighter Arjan Singh Bhullar, UFC Fighter Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:34:10 GMT 41:15 5bcf31604e484fea2d91c771 no https://shows.pippa.io/sikhmeetsworld/arjan-singh-bhullar-ufc-fighter The first Sikh UFC Fighter, and former Olympian full 1 3 Outside of equality and the turban, Sikhs are most known for their prowess in battle. In this episode, we chat with a real-life warrior, Arjan Singh Bhullar, who is an Olympic freestyle wrestler and the first Sikh fighter signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)— the premier mix martial arts (MMA) promotion in the world. According to MMA World Ranking, Arjan is currently ranked #21 in the heavyweight division and recently fought in Phoenix, Arizona. 

 

Sikh Meets World caught up with him before that fight to chat about his life story, how his family came to Surrey, British Columbia in Canada, his experience as an Olympian, and what about wrestling spurred him to his chosen career path. We also hear his plan to use his platform to raise awareness of the Sikh faith and help the UFC break into the Indian market. 

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Outside of equality and the turban, Sikhs are most known for their prowess in battle. In this episode, we chat with a real-life warrior, Arjan Singh Bhullar, who is an Olympic freestyle wrestler and the first Sikh fighter signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)— the premier mix martial arts (MMA) promotion in the world. According to MMA World Ranking, Arjan is currently ranked #21 in the heavyweight division and recently fought in Phoenix, Arizona. 

 

Sikh Meets World caught up with him before that fight to chat about his life story, how his family came to Surrey, British Columbia in Canada, his experience as an Olympian, and what about wrestling spurred him to his chosen career path. We also hear his plan to use his platform to raise awareness of the Sikh faith and help the UFC break into the Indian market. 

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Senator Manka Kaur Dhingra Senator Manka Kaur Dhingra Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:30:07 GMT 55:08 5ba02aef0635a39008fea254 no https://www.sikhmeetsworld.com The first Sikh elected to a State Senate full 1 2 As the first Sikh elected to a State Senate, Manka Dhingra is on well on her way to a successful political career in her hometown of Redmond, Washington in the suburbs of Seattle. In the 2nd edition of Sikh Meets World, we talk with the recently-elected State Senator to understand her American story and what drove her into public office. 

Manka details how she immigrated at an early age to her time finding love at U.C. Berkeley. We touch on how she ended up starting a nonprofit as well becoming a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, and how her monumental election win changed how policy is being made currently in Washington State. Moreover, she shares her experience with Sikhism and how it has taught her the values she now upholds in her life and career. 

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As the first Sikh elected to a State Senate, Manka Dhingra is on well on her way to a successful political career in her hometown of Redmond, Washington in the suburbs of Seattle. In the 2nd edition of Sikh Meets World, we talk with the recently-elected State Senator to understand her American story and what drove her into public office. 

Manka details how she immigrated at an early age to her time finding love at U.C. Berkeley. We touch on how she ended up starting a nonprofit as well becoming a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, and how her monumental election win changed how policy is being made currently in Washington State. Moreover, she shares her experience with Sikhism and how it has taught her the values she now upholds in her life and career. 

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<![CDATA[Pardeep Singh Kaleka & Arno Michaelis]]> Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:00:06 GMT 1:01:01 5b6367b243dcf6874a8b3ec1 no https://shows.pippa.io/sikhmeetsworld/the-gift-of-our-wounds Activists and co-authors of The Gift of Our Wounds full 1 1 Released after the sixth anniversary of the Oak Creek, Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting, the first episode of Sikh Meets World sits down with Pardeep Singh Kaleka, whose father was shot and killed in the hate-fueled attack, and Arno Michaelis, the former white supremacist who created the racist, skinhead organization which Michael Wade Page, the attacker, belonged to and believed in. 

Pradeep shares his family’s story in America, his struggles after the shooting, and how he has tried to make an impact since. Arno offers an earnest look into the mindset of a man who went to White Supremacy to find refuge in his youth, how he was able to justify those actions, and what eventually pulled him out of it. Most importantly, we look at how their two divergent paths have come together at this point in time to write their new book, The Gift of Our Wounds.

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Released after the sixth anniversary of the Oak Creek, Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting, the first episode of Sikh Meets World sits down with Pardeep Singh Kaleka, whose father was shot and killed in the hate-fueled attack, and Arno Michaelis, the former white supremacist who created the racist, skinhead organization which Michael Wade Page, the attacker, belonged to and believed in. 

Pradeep shares his family’s story in America, his struggles after the shooting, and how he has tried to make an impact since. Arno offers an earnest look into the mindset of a man who went to White Supremacy to find refuge in his youth, how he was able to justify those actions, and what eventually pulled him out of it. Most importantly, we look at how their two divergent paths have come together at this point in time to write their new book, The Gift of Our Wounds.

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