The Quebec Tamil Development Association – had their official opening on Sunday, May 21st 2017 at Alex Manoogian Centre in Ville Saint-Laurent. QTDA is a registered Not-For-Profit organization which aims at helping Tamils to socially integrate in Quebec society by promoting the economic, social, cultural and political integration of Tamil families. They aspire to become an unified voice and to represent Quebec Tamils on a municipal, provincial and federal level. Receiving over 200 guests, important community leaders including Mayor Alain De Souza, MP Emmanuella Lambropoulos, MP Gary Anandasangaree, MP Faycal El-Khoury, MP Eva Nassif, Mr. Graham Carpenter, MP Frank Baylis, Mr. Lionel Perez, Mr.Francesco Miele, Mr.Ramsey.
I was so humbled to have been recognized for my hard work towards my foundation and receiving a youth advocacy award. Running a nonprofit organization as an independent woman of colour is not easy but I owe it all to every single one of my supporters who have been there throughout my journey. Thank you all for being there and supporting me from the bottom of my heart.