Manvinder Kaur is the webinar coordinator with SikhRI. She holds a MA in religious studies from McMaster University where her research focused on the intersections ofalcohol and Sikhi, particularly considering influences of colonialism, gender, and trauma.
She has held research fellowships at Delhi University and the University of Victoria. She is currently pursuing a MSW degree at the University of Toronto and is interested in understanding indigenous Panjabi and Sikh forms of healing for addictions treatment. Her work aims to reimagine colonial narratives and direct energy towards frameworks of love, justice, and gratitude.