How Sonya Gill's Ecommerce Store THE LNK Is Bringing South Asian Retailers To Your Doorstep
Canadian serial entrepreneur Sonya Gill knew that it was time for the North American market to be able to get easy access to the robust world South Asian fashion. And that's why she created her ecommerce site THE LNK which launched in November 2022. Her company is the first global fashion and beauty online marketplace to only represent ethnically diverse indie brands.
The 2 Titans: Dr. Ajay Virmani & Dr. Steve Gupta, Are Making Canadian Proud
When it comes to celebrating our South Asian successes in the mainstream space, we we are all here for it. And this is just the case for two pioneering entrepreneurs from the hospitality and aerospace industries. Specifically Dr. Ajay Virmani CEO of Cargojet and Dr. Steve Gupta Executive Chairman of The Gupta Group and who both were both respectively given with the highest level of honours in Canada. These two titans have paved the way for
The Key To This CEO’s Success? Embrace The Chaos
It was with the birth of her daughter that financial entrepreneur Rakhee Dhingra Founder & CEO of Mortgage Savvy knew that a pivot needed to happen for the sake of her own quality of life. She felt lost and while coping with other challenges that life threw at her, she knew it was time to lean into herself to truly shine. We chat with this business leader who also was recognized as one of 2022's Women of Influence, on ways to pivot f
Dr. Rumeet Billan Incoming CEO Of Women Of Influence Wants You To Stop Using #GirlBoss
Dr. Rumeet Billan has travelled the globe with her international research sharing her expertise on workplace culture and elevating the understanding of emotional intelligence. She’s also a serial entrepreneur who has now added Women of Influence, a world-renowned Canadian organization to her roster. As their incoming CEO, Dr. Billan shares with us her thoughts on being an investor, how to navigate what can be an overwhelming world of serial
Has The Housing Bubble Burst? Here's What You Need To Know
We have been riding on an unprecedented high for the past decade or so. That high reached its peak during the pandemic. Now, with inflation at a historic high, higher interest rate hikes are the main focus to cool it. And with that comes hesitation from buyers and sellers. So has the housing bub ...
Creators Of "Thirsty Suitors" Are Fixing The Lack Of South Asian Avatars In The Gaming World
When it comes to South Asian representation there is ample evidence that we are coming into our own on television, streaming, films, publishing, business, music and sports. But what about gaming? Chandana Ekanayake (aka "Eka"), co-founder and creative director of Seattle-based "indie game studio ...
The Economic Collapse Of Sri Lanka: Here’s What You Should Know
Sri Lanka has been suffering its worst financial crisis in decade with millions struggling to buy food, fuel and medicine. Millions faced unemployment and raised frustrations through countless protests in the past few months reaching a crescendo in Colombo on the weekend when protesters breached ...
Why Reetu Gupta Newly-Appointed Chairwoman of The Gupta Group, Wants Women To Believe In Their Wins
Reetu Gupta the newly appointed Chairwoman of The Gupta Group is one of the very few women in such a position in Canada. Breaking barriers in that respect, she also holds the position of Ambassadress of this family company which ...
Why Elon Musk's Twitter Grab Is Dangerous For Us Desis
When Elon Musk flirted with the idea about taking over Twitter one of his main talking points is the fact that he wanted to be sure that freedom of speech will not be compromised on the social platform. On paper that sounded logical. However, through his own actions Musk has publicly called out ...
South Asian Heritage Month 2022: 10 South Asians Shaking Up The Tech Space
Welcome to South Asian Heritage Month 2022 edition! This month we have a 4-part series honouring South Asians who are making positive impacts across the board. We kick it all off with our look at 10 South Asians who are shaking up the tech space. Para ...
Taking A Closer Look At Presenteeism — When You're At Work But Not Really There
The idea of abseentism has been stealing the headlines as of late. One of the forms of absenteeism is presenteeism. When you do show up for work, but you aren't really there. We take a closer look at this increasing problem in the workplace. “What gets measured, gets managed.” This ...
Rohit Bhargava Dissects The Authentic Way We Can Expand Our Perspectives In His Latest Book "Beyond Diversity"
A Wall Street Journal best-seller, authors innovation and marketing expert Rohit Bhargava and writer, researcher Jennifer Brown's latest book Beyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways To Build A More Inc ...
Our 2021 Roundup: How Two Sisters Used TikTok To Launch Glow Away SKIN During The Pandemic
Sisters Umama & Urusa Ahmed were both busy with their respective career and academic journey — then the pandemic hit. They've both dreamed of launching a skincare line and just like life does, the COVID curve ball gave them an opportunity to do exactly that. Thanks to their TikTok video go ...
Our 2021 Roundup: Speak Up! These Are The Reasons Women Need To Talk To Their Friends About Their Money
When it comes to money we are quick to change the topic. However when planning your financial security it's always a great idea to gather your trusted friends and chat. Dilys D'Cruz is Vice President and Head of Wealth Management of ...