Vivek Vijayapalan, Communications Coordinator (part-time)

Phone: (416) 644 3600 Ext. 7

Vivek brings more than nine years of experience as a journalist, communications coordinator, and digital marketer. He began his career as a news reporter at leading newspapers in India, including Daily News and Analysis (DNA), and The Indian Express, where he worked for over four years.

In 2011, Vivek moved to Canada and began the second phase of his career at MCIS Language Solutions, a non-profit language agency, as Marketing and Communications Coordinator. He went on to work for Beach United Church, a charity, as Communications Coordinator.

Vivek has a B.A. in English Literature, a Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism, and certificates in corporate communications, public relations, and digital marketing. Aside from his professional work, he has also volunteered for the South Asian Women’s Centre.

Vivek is deeply committed to social impact and brings with him a passion for storytelling and engagement. He writes and speaks from his lived immigrant experience, from arriving in Canada as a student and then making the country his home.