Kiran Singh Sirah is the former President of the International Storytelling Center (ISC), and participant in the Freedom Stories Project. ISC is an educational and cultural institution dedicated to enriching lives around the world through storytelling. ISC organizes the world’s premiere storytelling event, the National Storytelling Festival, and supports applied storytelling initiatives across a variety of industries.
Prior to his ISC appointment, Kiran developed a number of award-winning peace-building programs in cultural centers across the United Kingdom. As an artist, folklorist, teacher, and social justice advocate, he uses the power of human creativity to establish dialogue. Kiran firmly believes storytelling not only enriches lives, but also holds the key to building a better world.