Celebrating IWD with advice from Canadian Tamil female entrepreneurs

“Own your passion. Know your value. And start!” By Dilani Rabindran, Contributing Writer It wasn’t until I founded my own consulting company a few years ago and began to face obstacles as a female business owner that I realized how vital International Women’s Day truly is.  It is a day to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women globally, and …

MUNNETRAM: Vinitha Gengatharan

Biography This year, we introduced our new Toast to Success awards, as an effort to recognize leaders who have demonstrated professional growth and strong commitment to the Tamil community. The inaugural recipient of CTPA’s “Established Professional” award is Vinitha Gengatharan. From becoming the first woman of colour to be elected as the president of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus’ …

MUNNETRAM: Dharsha Jegatheeswaran

Biography This year, we introduced our new Toast to Success awards, as an effort to recognize leaders who have demonstrated professional growth and strong commitment to the Tamil community. The inaugural recipient of CTPA’s “Emerging Professional” award is Dharsha Jegatheeswaran. Dharsha has made exceptional contributions to the Sri Lankan Tamil community by using both her legal background and her knowledge …

Munnetram: Sujatha Sivarajah

Sujatha Sivarajah, P.Eng ‎Director, Process Engineering & Continuous Improvement Support – ‎LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services Sujatha Sivarajah is the National Director of Process Engineering & Continuous Improvement Support at LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services in Toronto, ON. Outside of work, she enjoys volunteering, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children, aged 20 and 17. Even though Sujatha was …

Munnetram: Subagini Sivapatham

BIOGRAPHY Subagini Sivapatham is the Director of Marketing & Communications at Futurpreneur Canada. She spends her days promoting stories of entrepreneurial innovations and success, connecting Canadian achievements, and sparking ideas with leading edge change makers across the country. Subagini is also passionate about empowering youth with an emphasis on young women to bring better balance in the workplace and at …

Vinoth Vykunthan: Interview with the Director of Emerging Professionals

Single Goal in Mind: Creating Value for Emerging Professionals Vinoth Vykunthan just completed his last year as a member of the Board for the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association as the Director of Emerging Professionals in 2017. His passion to uplift the community’s gap in professional development and creating opportunities for aspiring professionals has been the driving force during his tenure. …