The Saba Ravishankar Memorial Award for Community Leadership - 2015
The recipients of the Saba Ravishankar Memorial Community Leadership Award for 2015 was
Recipients: Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram & Mr. Sivasothy Sivagnanam
Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram and Mr. Sivasothy Sivagnanam.
Saba Ravishankar memorial award is given in recognition of exceptional contributions to the local and broader Tamil Community on education, religious and humanitarian fronts over an extended period of time,
It is with great pleasure National Capital Region Tamil Association (NCRTA) awarded the Saba Ravishankar memorial award - 2015 to Mr.Sivasothy Sivagnanam and Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram for community leadership. The recipients epitomize the very essence of community service and volunteerism, which the late Saba Ravishankar was known for.
A poet, writer, public speaker and a movie director, Mr. Sivasothi is a towering figure in the Canadian Tamil community. Some of his contributions to education and Tamil literacy include founding Ottawa Tamil School, teaching music and Tamil language to young students, training young actors and directing dramas.
For Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram, serving others is an integral part of her values. She began helping others as a young girl in India, supporting orphanages by donating her pocket money, Mrs. Mythili continued her work by implementing creative programs and organizing numerous events to benefit charities and community, For over 22 years on Saturday mornings, Mrs. Kalyanasundaram has been providing the great service of Tamil language teaching under OCDSB International Languages program to empower our children in reading and writing in Tamil.
National Capital Region Tamil Association (NCRTA) was proud to present the memorial award to Mr.Sivasothy Sivagnanam and Mrs. Mythili Kalyanasundaram and congratulate them for their outstanding contributions.
Archived: The selection invitation for the Saba Ravishankar Memorial Community Leadership Award in 2015.