The Sri Lanka Tamil Women’s Union Women’s Day Award

Otara was honored with an award in recognition of her outstanding excellence and dedication and kindness to all animals by the Sri Lanka Tamil Women’s Union recently. The colorful event was held in commemoration of International Women’s Day 2019.“Thank you and most of all thank you for recognizing the animals.

Chitra Lane School IT Exhibition

Otara recently visited the new IT Department at the Chitra Lane School for the Special Needs Child. An exhibition was held to showcase the different and unique IT skills of over 250 children using computers and tabs. Around 1,000 children currently receive guidance, therapy and training through the school’s IT

Otara at the Launch of Hatch

Otara was recently invited to the launch of Hatch; Sri Lanka’s single largest co-working office space, designed exclusively for start-ups. She was also part of the Panel Discussion on “Evolution of Entrepreneurship” alongside HanifYusoof (Founder/CEO, Expolanka Holdings Plc), ShalinBalasuriya (Co-Founder/Director, Spa Ceylon) and Slava Rubin (Founder Indiegogo). Otara shared her experiences on starting up

Embark opens at Kandy Nugegoda

Located at Level 4 of  The Kandy Department store at Nugegoda. This shop in shop store is smaller than some of the other stores but offers many of the brand offers; from pooch-inspired merchandise for women, men and kids, including Embark’s signature slogan t-shirt collection, iconic wristbands and vividly printed

The Embark Volunteer Awards

The very first Embark Volunteer Awards was held at the Lakshman Kadirgama Institute in commemoration of International Volunteers’ Day. The event recognized and celebrated passionate volunteers, while creating an inspirational platform for them to share their valuable experiences with others. Guests at the event included; Otara Gunewardene, Sharmini Ratnayake, Mrs

Q & A at London Stock Exchange

Otara was recently invited to be the guest speaker at the London Stock Exchange based in Sri Lanka, to celebrate Foundation Day. She shared her experiences on her work with the Otara Foundation, community projects and advocacy, and held a discussion on the topic of volunteerism.

Otara featured on LMD’s 2018 A List of Business People

Otara was recently featured on the prestigious LMD’s 2018 A List of Business People. The edition paid tribute to 50 Sri Lankan Business People who continue to drive the nation’s growth. Otara is “…widely perceived as being bold, stylish and benevolent. It goes without saying therefore, that she is an

Methodist College Commerce Day

Otara was recently guest speaker at Methodist College’s Commerce Day where she spoke about her entrepreneurial journey, what inspires her and her work with Embark and the Otara Foundation.

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