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 …

DHAMAY KANTHAN – A WOMAN’S PATH IN ENGINEERING

Dhamay Kanthan is the Director of Product Management for Joint Design Manufacturing (JDM) at Celestica. An active member of the community, Dhamay is also the President of the Scarborough Twilight Rotary Club, an organization of established professionals and leaders committed to serving the community with a motto of “service above self”. A bit about Dhamay   The youngest of four …

Theepan Balasubramaniam – Re-Engineering the Real Estate Industry

Theepan Balasubramaniam, an electrical engineer by education, is a Realtor with Century 21 Titans. More commonly known as “Homes By Theepan”, he has built his brand with an emphasis on service and education. As a testament to that, he has built credibility through video testimonials. In 2004, having completed his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, …

Ryan Nesharatnam – Founder & CEO of Infinite Corporation

Ryan Nesharatnam is the founder and CEO of Infinite Corporation, a software-marketing company serving an array of big name clientele such as Hoops Sports Bar & Grill, ThaiOneOn, York/Woodside Cinemas and Cellular Point. He has received critical acclaim for his company and has received awards such as CTYA’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Up until the age of 18, Ryan only saw …

Len Theivendra – Senior Advisory Engineer & Architect

Len Theivendra is a Senior Advisory Engineer and Architect at IBM, holding four patents. He is also a world renowned Travel Blogger, having travelled to 59 countries and gaining great recognition for his breath taking pictures from around the world. Ever since he was a child, Len has always loved tinkering with things and building stuff. His passion with computers …

Roveena – Recording Artist

Roveena is a Canadian Tamil Recording Artist signed with Vintage Green Records and the Brand Ambassador for Lymphoma Cancer Canada. She is a vocal powerhouse with over 300,000 views on YouTube and a fan base that spans from continent to continent. Most recently, her album, Perfect World has been called “intoxicating, dramatic and emotionally provocative” and has received critical acclaim …

Sujani Sivanantharajah – Epidemiologist & Entrepreneur

Sujani Sivanantharajah is an Epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada. She is also the founder of the Tamil Health Association, a non-for-profit organization. Although Sujani could not be happier with her career choice in Public Health, her childhood dream was always to become a teacher. For over ten years, she tutored children and until this day, this passion …

Nisa Karan – Registered Nurse & Realtor

Nisa Karan is a full-time practicing Registered Nurse and a licensed Real Estate Professional serving the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. From a very young age, Nisa had a strong interest for medicine. This interest slowly began to shift as she grew into her teenage years and became exposed to the realm of make-up artistry. She thought a career …