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Ethics for Breakfast

Reflections on Ethical Decision Making in Daily Life

Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan

AVP, External Relations, SFU

Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 7:30-8:30 am PDT

Sobhana Jaya-Madhavan immigrated to Canada in 1995 and worked with the Government of British Columbia serving in front-line child welfare and senior management positions for nearly two decades. In 2015, Sobhana was appointed as the first Executive Director of BC’s Provincial Office of Domestic Violence. After a two-year stint in India as head of HR, Sobhana joined Simon Fraser University (SFU) as Associate Vice President, External Relations in 2017. Sobhana engages with all levels of government and diverse organizations and communities to strengthen relationships and partnerships. In 2019, Sobhana was recognized by the global Women Economic Forum (WEF) with a Woman of the Decade Award. Sobhana sits on several Advisory Committees and Boards and dedicates time for pro bono work in Canada and India. Sobhana is passionate about philosophy, ethics, music, travel, and peace in all spheres of life.

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