Anu Srivastava is the Founder/CEO of ARRA Arts, an exceptional community leader, humanitarian and social activist.
Anu has contributed significantly as a finance professional in Municipal Government and Hospitals. She has been instrumental in providing international exposure to the Greater Toronto Area while spearheading the International event of IIFA and initiating the cultural vision for “Year of India in Canada” in 2011.
Anu is the Past Chair/President of Panorama India and has played a phenomenal leadership role to bridge the Indo Canada bi-lateral relations through showcase of culture. Under her volunteer tenure from 2014-2019, Anu created the legacy of the largest India Day Parade in North America led by a celebrity Parade Marshall together with a spectacular cultural display of 20 decorated floats on the streets of downtown Toronto. India Day 2019 experienced historic attendance of 85,000+ people. Anu introduced several initiatives to solidify the objective and profile of Panorama India which is an umbrella organization of 100+ community and cultural organizations.
Anu has been an impressive community philanthropist leader in raising funds for local hospitals and volunteered relentlessly since 2004. In 2014 she was the Community Chair of Trillium Health Partners Diwali Gala Fundraiser and has helped raise $14m for Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre for the “OM Fracture Clinic”, Seniors Program, Endoscopy Unit, Cardiac Care, Cancer Care and Stroke Unit. Anu has been actively involved in uplifting the welfare of the underprivileged girls and has donated a hostel with full education for 100 girls in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Anu Srivastava is a recipient of Queen Diamond Jubilee Award; CIBC’s Midweek top ten South Asians in North America in the field of Community Leadership; Top 20 South Asian Power List; Top Forty over Forty; Leading Women Building Communities by Premier of Ontario; 2017 The A-List; Chairman’s Award Credits Heritage Mississauga and many community leadership awards.