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 …