Sunthar Vykunthanathan is a Creative Communications Specialist at the RBC Royal Bank of Canada. He has a breadth of experience from working in various marketing communications roles at March of Dimes Canada, Manpower Group, TD Bank, and Konnect Communications. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Administrative Studies (Marketing Specialization) from York University. He has also completed many Visual Design courses with Centennial College and is a self taught photographer. Sunthar has worked overseas in marketing capacities with non-profit organizations in Kenya and the Netherlands. Sunthar was born and raised in Canada, and visited Sri Lanka in 2003, 2015, and 2016.

Sunthar will be placed in the position of Digital Content Specialist for one month under the Associateship Program, serving as comdu.it’s embedded digital storyteller on the ground.

We asked Sunthar to share some of his thoughts on his upcoming experience as he heads out to Sri Lanka.

Stay tuned to this blog to follow Sunthar’s travel throughout the North and East of Sri Lanka this summer.

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