How did you start PH SPOT? / How can I start a side hustle? – Ask Me Anything With Sujani, From Inside The Public Health Career Club

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This episode is from inside PH SPOT’s membership community: The Public Health Career Club.

You’ll get to listen in on a training session where career club members got a chance to ask Sujani questions. In this episode, we share one of those questions: How did you start PH SPOT? / How can I start a side hustle?

Thank you to McKool Coaching for sponsoring this episode. Marissa McKool helps women in public health stop overworking and get more REST.


What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • How Sujani started to see herself as someone who could build solutions to solve problems.
  • The story of the first side hustle she launched: a not-for-profit organization
  • How and why PH SPOT was built
  • Why PH SPOT is incorporated federally
  • How to get started with your idea
  • About The Public Health Career Club, PH SPOT’s membership community.

Today’s Guest:

Sujani Sivanantharajah is the founder and CEO of PH SPOT. 

Sujani Sivanantharajah is a public health professional trained in Epidemiology. Her gift and passion lie in building relationships and using these relationships to create and cultivate spaces for people to find meaningful partnerships that can serve their communities. In 2017, this passion led her to build, a platform and community for public health professionals around the world to build their dream careers.

Sujani holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Saskatchewan and an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.

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About the Show

PH SPOTlight: Public health career stories, inspiration, and guidance from current-day public health heroes

On the show, Sujani sits down with public health heroes of our time to share career stories, inspiration, and guidance for building public health careers. From time to time, she also has conversations with friends of public health – individuals who are not public health professionals, but their advice and guidance are equally important.

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