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Vishavjit Singh

Manager @ Office Of Diversity And Inclusion
New York City Fire Department (FDNY)

Vishavjit Singh is a New York City based cartoonist, writer, performance artist, storyteller and creator of www.Sikhtoons.com. He gives keynotes and talks across the nation on diversity, respect, vulnerability, storytelling in schools, universities, government agencies including NASA and companies like Google, Apple, Amazon across the nation. He got his spark for cartooning in the post 9/11 tragedy when Americans with turbaned and bearded countenance became targets of hate/bias crimes. For the past few years he has been traveling across the US with his Captain America alter-ego armed with turban, beard and humor to tackle fear, anxiety, bigotry and intolerance. His work has been featured in an exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, as well as multiple documentaries.

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Events featuring Vishavjit Singh

Events featuring Vishavjit Singh