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. …

Sujani Ganesh: Interview with the Director of Established Professionals

From Molecular Laboratory Sciences to Leading by Example: How did Sujani’s Leadership Experience with CTPA Inspire Her Work? Sujani Ganesh is currently serving her last year as a member of the Board for the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association as the Director of Established Professionals. She stepped into the organization during a period of structural and strategic change, and rose above …

Daran Somas: Interview with the Director of Partnership

CTPA Board Experience Inspired His Leadership Style: How Passion Fuels Determination and Amplified Daran’s Career Growth Daran Somasundaram is currently serving his last year as a member of the Board for the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association as the Director of Partnerships and previously the Director of Internal Relations. He has been a core member of CTPA’s growth initiatives over the …

Hares Sivanrupan: Interview with the Director of Mentorship

From Schulich Grad to Marketing Management: How did Hares’ CTPA Board Tenure Empower His Leadership Growth? Hares Sivanrupan is currently serving his last year as a member of the Board for the Canadian Tamil Professionals Association as the Director of Mentorship and previously the Director of Network Engagement. He has been incredibly instrumental to the growth of CTPA in the …

LinkedIn: A Journey into Finding Your Career Path through Others

Just like many young professionals, I struggled finding my niche in this competitive job market. To tell you the truth, I am still struggling. Some of us can’t afford to lose our permanent jobs in order to explore uncertain opportunities. This is where my saviour LinkedIn enters the screenplay. LinkedIn is a platform that connects people without the awkward “let …

Estate Planning – It’s All About Your Legacy

Estate Planning? What estate? – The question I often get asked when I recommend my surrounding family to strongly consider their estate planning options. It is the modest answer that all Tamil households use to represent what we have accumulated in the last quarter century of living in Canada. Whether it be our net worth in the bank, RRSPs, real …

Civic Engagement as a Professional

As a professional, you might sometimes find that your needs and interests are not being heard by your representatives or the public service. With your career and lifestyle, sometimes you do not get the chance to partake within the political process besides the occasional time when it comes to vote and by that time it feels as though no candidate …