Motivated Masters of Global Affairs candidate expecting to graduate in June 2022. I can bring an array of skills and out-of-the-box thinking to the table with professional and academic experiences gained across Asia, the Middle East, and North America. Passionate about collaborating with a diverse group of people while working towards achieving a common goal and meaningful impact. I am fluent in English and Tamil, and my personal interests include exploring culinary experiences, traveling to new places, and tennis.
Masters of Global Affairs
Development Emphases Global Education Policy; Global Impacts of COVID-19; International Development Policy; Global Innovation Policy; Social Entrepreneurship (Rotman School)
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies
International Relations Track Minor in Social Sciences Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies CGPA: 3.86/4.00 - Magna Cum Laude
Work & Experience
- Worked under the direct supervision of the Vice-President of Policy & International and presented deliverables that were used towards policymaking and organizational agendas. - Conducted research and completed reports on Canada-U.S Government and business relations that were used for the chamber's long-term organizational strategy. - Synthesized reports and analyzed policies and senate bills in Canada. - Provided event summaries on national and international programs attended on behalf of V.P Of Policy and International that were used towards advocacy and policymaking for Canadian businesses. - Initiated and completed independent reports on an ad-hoc basis.
Cognitive Skills Trainer
- Curated the BrainRx program to help enhance cognitive skills for children facing a wide range of social and academic challenges. - Achieved a seven year cognitive age increase with the first student I completed the program with. - Enabled high achieving students and students with learning disabilities to surpass and meet their cognitive age averages. - Monitored and assisted students on their digital training requirements while meeting and exceeding their cognitive age averages. - Documented and followed through with the students' progress over 72-hour program length.
- Assisted with ad-hoc tasks related to office organization and preparation of events. - Coordinated and assisted students with queries related in activities and event organization on campus. - Organized, arranged, and coordinated activities over the course of two semesters for visiting students to the university. - Collaborated with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds in event management, student club set ups, and visiting students activities agenda.
Human Resources Intern
- Supported the Human Resources team with general tasks related to employee assistance and in several recruitment stages. - Collaborated with employees in seven regional offices in the compilation and completion of all employees' Human Resources files. - Conducted interviews and onboarding procedures for candidates and new hires. - Assisted with communication with employees based in the Middle East Libya & Egypt region.