APGO Member, Shastri Ramnath, P.Geo. – Recognized by Women of Influence as One of the 2015 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Finalists


APGO congratulates Shastri Ramnath, P.Geo., President, Principal Geologist and Founder of Orix Geoscience Inc. for being one of the 2015 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award finalists. The Women of Influence press release, dated September 23, 2015, named Shastri as one of the finalists for the RBC Momentum Award. The Women of Influence website describes this prestigious award as a recognition given to the entrepreneur who has successfully overcome obstacles and capitalized on opportunities to deliver 10% or more growth, year-over-year for more than three years. Through expanded management, empowered employees, and demonstrated excellence, she has created a flexible and responsive business that is able to adapt to changing market environments and leverage opportunities for continued growth.


As a finalist, the recognition highlights not just Shastri’s accomplishment as an entrepreneur and a professional geoscientist, but also the collective work of her team. She quotes, “My belief is that this award is actually recognizing Orix, a company full of amazing entrepreneurial women! We have over 70% women and have been majority female since our incorporation in 2012. We are very excited about this and appreciate the recognition in the Field Notes’ release.”


Please click on this link to read the Women of Influence’s September 23rd, 2015 press release - https://www.womenofinfluence.ca/2015/09/23/announcing-the-2015-rbc-canadian-women-entrepreneur-award-finalists/


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