Gloria Rajkumar, President and CEO of SIMAC Canada was the only Canadian among the 50 women honoured at the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards in Boca Raton, Florida in March.
According to Enterprising Women CEO and Publisher Monica Smiley, nominations for the 9th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards poured in throughout October and November 2010, with an unprecedented number of nominees from throughout the world.
SIMAC CEO Gloria Rajkumar joined Dragon’s Den Investor Brett Wilson...
The full capacity crowd may have come to see the “Dragon with a Heart” but many of the budding entrepreneurs who attended the November 9th Direct Engagement Show telecast on what makes a successful entrepreneur were equally impressed with the advice offered by SIMAC CEO & President Gloria Rajkumar.
“I left the event feeling enlightened and also quite inspired,” noted one audience member in a follow-up email to Ms Rajkumar. “I really appreciated your honesty and the points that you made about knowing your market, being focused and not being afraid to take the risk.”
Gloria Rajkumar hated the way the insurance assessment industry operated—so the first-time entrepreneur launched a new firm to show others how it’s done…
The latest in a string of honours has landed SIMAC founder Gloria Rajkumar in the highest rankings of Profit Magazine’s 2010 top 100 Canadian Women Entrepreneurs.
Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce Salutes the winners of the 2010 Business Acheivement Awards.
As a Presidential Sponsor at the Starlight Children's Foundation Annual Insurance Gala, SIMAC was able to donate a Children's Fun Centre in the Pediatric Emergency Care Unit of York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill. The Fun Centre is a designed-for-hospital mobile entertainment unit featuring a TV monitor, a DVD player and a Nintendo Wii gaming system and a wide variety of games. Whether hospitalized children are nervously awaiting surgery, sitting restlessly during a long treatment, or feeling lonely in their hospital room, the Fun Center helps them cope by providing endless hours of fun and distraction.
According to Industry Canada, the number of women heading up Canadian companies has doubled since 1900, with women partially or wholly owning almost half of all small businesses in Canada. Traditionally, most women entrepreneurs worked in the service and retail sectors, but this is rapidly changing. From technology to manufacturing, insurance to real estate, law to accountancy, women are moving on up. In our regular series focusing on women in business, MB Magazine presents more local success stories, from recent start-ups to established companies.