Valarie Kaur

Valarie Kaur is a seasoned civil rights activist and prophetic voice “at the forefront of progressive change.” She burst into American consciousness after the 2016 election when her Watch Night Service address went viral with 30+ million views. As a lawyer, filmmaker, and innovator, Valarie has helped win policy change on multiple fronts and now leads the Revolutionary Love Project to champion love as a force for justice. She has been a regular TV commentator on MSNBC, and contributor to CNN, NPR, PBS, the Hill, Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. She founded Groundswell, the Yale Visual Law Project and Faithful Internet. A daughter of Sikh farmers in California, Valarie earned degrees at Stanford University, Harvard Divinity School, and Yale Law School. She was named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum. Valarie’s new book Revolutionary Love expands on her “blockbuster” TED Talk and hits the shelves February 2020.

Valarie will be part of Women’s Week at Kripalu November 10–15, 2019. Explore and register for Women's Week. 
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