Jaspreet Kaur


Jaspreet Kaur is a spoken word artist from East London focused on gender issues, historical topics, positive social change and taboo subjects in both the Asian community and wider society. By day, Jaspreet is a secondary school history teacher, with an academic background in both history and gender studies. Her work tackles issues related to gender discrimination, mental health stigma, the post-colonial immigrant experience, and more.

Jaspreet has performed all around the UK, including the 2018 Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, Theatre Royal London, Oxford University, London City Hall, the House of Lords, Trafalgar Square, and Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Her TEDx London Talk ‘How Poetry Saved My Life’ explores how the power of words gave her the confidence to overcome her own mental health struggles.

Jaspreet is the recipient of Women of the Future’s Asian Women of Achievement Award in the Arts and Culture category, and of the ‘We Are The City’ Rising Star Award for her work in Education and Academia, and was shortlisted for the UK’s National Diversity Award in 2017.

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