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Month: June 2021

EP #17: Kumutha Ramanathan – Award-Winning Journalist & Budding Entrepreneur

Kumutha Ramanathan is an award-winning journalist and budding entrepreneur. She joins the podcast to discuss Ara’s Nelly impersonation in high school earning
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Maya Bastian’s Cannes 2021 Court Metrage Entrant TIGRESS A Validation Of A Challenging 20-Year Creator Journey From Investigative Video Journalist To Film Director

Maya Bastian is a Tamil Canadian filmmaker, writer and artist. From 2008, she spent several years travelling the world as an investigative
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Introducing “The Scarborough Beat Tape”, Canadian-Tamil Producer Yanchan’s Paying Homage To His Scarborough Roots

Yanchan is a Canadian-Tamil producer, mixing engineer, singer and South Indian hand drummer (Mrithangam) from Scarborough, Canada. As a producer and artist his
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Sumu Sathi Is Spearheading Change And Breaking Glass Ceilings As A Union Leader, Anti-Racism Facilitator And Public Servant

Sumu Sathi is a union leader (Chair at CUPE905) representing 3,700 public servants, an anti-racism facilitator, and the co-founder of BIPOC Collective
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Post-Acquisition Of His Healthcare Startup Adracare, Edward Philip Talks About The Windy & Difficult Path To Success

Edward and his co-founders started with the idea of building an augmented reality DJ product, but somehow ended up building a healthcare
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Sindhu Senthilnathan Co-Founded E-Commerce Company Little Ladoo To Create Products To Showcase Indian Culture In A Relatable Way For Children

Our items tell a story deeper than just what the item is at face value, they tell the story of our grandparents
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EP #16: Thiru Vignarajah – Baltimore Mayoral Candidate, Federal Prosecutor & Harvard Law School Graduate

Thiruvendran “Thiru” Vignarajah is a Candidate For Mayor of Baltimore while being a lawyer who is currently a litigation partner at the
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EP #15: Thiviyaa Sehasothy – Marketing Professional By Day, Savvy Art Entrepreneur By Night

Thiviyaa Sehasothy, aka Art By Thiviyaa, is a Toronto artist and painter whose specialty is creating magic on canvas with custom &
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EP #14: Yanchan – Popular Carnatic Hip Hop Producer Talks About His Drake-Inspired Dreams, Love For Scarborough & Financial Freedom

Yanchan is a Scarborough-raised producer who blends hip-hop with Carnatic music. He joins Ara for what could be considered the Scarborough episode,
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Australian-Tamil Ragavi Ragavan Is Changing Young People’s Lives As a Dancer With Bindi Bosses And As a Forensic Scientist In The Education Sector

“I made a promise to myself that I wanted to keep both my creative and analytical sides of my brain working. Which
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