Dr. Rajwant Singh

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  • Rajwant Singh is the founder and President of EcoSikh.
  • Dr. Singh is also the Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE),
  • Communications Director of the Sikh Human Development Foundation, and Secretary of the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation in Maryland.
  • In the past, Dr. Singh has also held the presidency of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, where he convened faith communities in DC for joint discussions.
  • Singh currently resides in the Washington, DC Metro Area with his wife and two children.
  • Rajwant Singh is a practicing dentist in Maryland and has three clinics.
  • He is married to Dr. Balvinder Kaur and has a daughter, Sehejneet Kaur and a son, Guransh Singh.
  • Rajwant Singh is the founder and President of EcoSikh, a response from the Sikh community to the threats of climate change and the deterioration of the environment.
  • EcoSikh operates chiefly in India and the United States with environmental outreach programs.
  • Worldwide, Sikh Environment Day has become EcoSikh’s main staple to increase environmental actions taken by the Sikh community.
  • In September 2014, EcoSikh released the first Sikh statement on climate change, which aims to include Sikhs in the critical environmental dialogue.
  • Singh is also the Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), an organization that speaks on issues related to Sikhs; Communications Director of the Sikh Human Development Foundation(SHDF), which provides need-based scholarships for higher education to underprivileged students in India; and Secretary of the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation(GGSF), a Sikh congregation in Maryland. He is one of the founders of SHDF and GGSF.
  • He is a Co-founder and Senior Advisor to the National Sikh Campaign, an initiative to change the way Sikhs are perceived in America.
  • He has worked with three different presidents: Clinton, Bush and Obama and their respective administrations on various faith-based, social justice, and environmental issues.
  • Singh also initiated the first ever White House celebration of the Birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.
  • Internationally, Dr. Singh has represented the Sikh perspective in numerous international forums and has been invited by the Vatican and Buckingham Palace to serve as a Sikh representative.
  • He has spoken at the United Nations and other environmental forums in the United Kingdom, Greece, Turkey, Japan and Russia. As a co-founder of the Green Pilgrimage Network.
  • Singh has worked to transform pilgrim cities of various faiths to be eco-friendly environments.
  • In the past, Dr. Singh has held the presidency of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, where he convened faith communities in Washington, D.C. for joint discussions.
  • He has given commentary to many media outlets, including CNN. Dr. Singh currently resides in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area.

 


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