The Tamil Creator (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 him the "Tamil Nelly" nickname, moving to places like London & New York to advance her journalism career, the disservice that first generation Tamil parents do to their kids by emphasizing shame, men wearing tights, and much more!
Ara Ehamparam
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Toronto, Canada
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01:11 - Introducing Kumutha Ramanathan

04:34 - What sparked Kumutha’s interest in journalism, stories from her career pursuit

20:05 - What is the worst thing that could happen?

24:01 - How Kumutha built her network in London

30:05 - Making an appearance on ‘The Social’

32:35 - Stop caring about what other people think about you

36:03 - Entrepreneurship, Brown Skin Essentials

41:55 - Balancing career and family

50:23 - Kumutha’s sources of knowledge

53:22 - The legacy Kumutha wants to leave behind

57:49 - Inspirations from the Tamil community

59:16 - Non-Tamil inspirations

1:04:58 - Advice for other Tamil creators

1:06:57 - Creator Confessions

1:13:10 - The Wrap Up


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