Purna Bhattacharya (Corporate) is an Indo-Canadian producer, singer-songwriter, and artist development mentor based in Montreal, Canada. She uses art to create awareness, public dialogue, and equal work opportunities for women, LGBT people, and the deaf/mute. She encourages ethnic diversity, representing her own background using India’s national animal, the peacock, in her logo. With 10 years of experience in music and business, Purna has taught at Concordia University and Carleton University, managed and collaborated on various audio/video productions, and has initiated songwriting projects. She holds a Masters Degree in Musicology, and Certificates in Teaching Assistance, as well as Music and Creativity. In 2018, Purna is focused on: creating a demo album to showcase her songwriting and production skills; developing workshops on creativity, business and equality; providing artist development mentorship; and representing Forestare as their International booking manager (outside Quebec).