The article highlights Otara’s journey through fashion, retail and the business world, all while trying to improve animal welfare and environmental conservation throughout the island.
She talks about her passion for helping animals and how she incorporated creating awareness on animal rights and the environment throughout her career.
The interview delves into the beginnings of Embark, the non-profit organization she founded, that is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of street dogs in Sri Lanka, as well as the Otara Foundation, which aims to protect and conserve Sri Lanka’s wildlife and the environment.
“Start small. There is a lot to learn along the way and starting small helps you to adjust your business while building it and perfecting it to what you want it to be”, concluded Otara.