About Divpreet Kaur

Divpreet Kaur is a Global Policy and Advocacy Intern at the Global Poverty Project. She is currently earning her Bachelor's degree in Public Health at the CUNY Brooklyn College. Being a Sikh, she seeks to learn, create and empower herself and others around her through Truth. Originally from Punjab, Divpreet hopes to apply her education and experiences to create sustainable health justice and development programs in her homeland.

Why Divpreet Kaur is a Global Citizen

I believe that justice and empowerment have to be rooted in Love, and Love is All-Pervasive. Thinking and acting Global is my way to express that Love.

Stories

  1. Article: Polio vs. Taliban: Love won

    Polio vs. Taliban: Love won

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Feb. 5, 2016

    Story of how a father's love for his child encouraged him to do something extraordinary. Read more

  2. Article: What would you give up to save your city?

    What would you give up to save your city?

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Jan. 13, 2016

    Delhi’s elites struggle to give up the luxury of cars to help reduce air pollution in their city. Read more

  3. Article: ISIS Blocks Polio Vaccination Efforts In Rural Afghanistan

    ISIS Blocks Polio Vaccination Efforts In Rural Afghanistan

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Dec. 22, 2015

    Daesh is blocking polio vaccination campaigns in rural areas of Afghanistan Read more

  4. Article: What Lies Ahead for the Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio by 2019?

    What Lies Ahead for the Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio by 2019?

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Dec. 10, 2015

    This November at CHOGM, world leaders pledged their continuous commitment to end polio. What's next? Read more

  5. Article: India's daughter that nobody is talking about

    India's daughter that nobody is talking about

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Dec. 9, 2015

    Despite laws against discrimination, India’s Dalit women carry the burden of gender, caste and class Read more

  6. Article: The cotton noose of Punjab

    The cotton noose of Punjab

    By Divpreet Kaur|Global Poverty Project|Nov. 24, 2015

    Corruption in Punjab, India may be leading its cotton farmers to a morbid fate. Read more

  7. Article: 2nd of 3 polio strains nears eradication!

    2nd of 3 polio strains nears eradication!

    By Divpreet Kaur|Nov. 10, 2015

    Now is the time to increase our focus on the last strain of wild polio. Read more