Priya Ramsingh was born in Trinidad and moved to Canada with her family when she was a young child. Ramsingh studied English at Carleton University in Ottawa. She worked as a freelance journalist for close to a decade then in January 2007 opened her own communications consulting business. Her stunning wildlife photographs can be viewed on her Instagram account.
Brown Girl in the Room
Toronto: Tightrope Books, 2017.
PS8635 A469 B76 2017
Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)
Sara Ramnarine is just starting out her career in Toronto, a city that is touted as one of the most cosmopolitan in the world with its motto, “Diversity is our Strength.” As a smart, driven, educated, contemporary woman, Sara assumes her rise up the corporate ladder will be seamless. But she soon discovers that the workplace is full of pitfalls and obstructions, including discrimination and racism. Eventually, Sara is forced to make a critical decision that affects her career and state of mind, risking her reputation for years to come.
Priya Ramsingh personal website
Publisher Tightrope Books