Valarie Kaur, JD, is a Sikh American civil rights activist, lawyer, educator, author, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. She is the founder of The Revolutionary Love Project, a nonprofit aimed at engaging people in the practice of love as a force for justice.
On May 9, 2015, Valarie Kaur delivered the 100th commencement address at the College of Saint Benedict. Kaur is the first commencement speaker of the Sikh faith in the college's history. She addressed the Class of 2015 on Mother's Day weekend.