RAJ GIRN is a multi-award winning media and events entrepreneur, brand strategist, marketing consultant, confidence coach, #1 best-selling author, and entertainment personality. For almost 2 decades, she has been widely recognized as an expert in niche branding, media, marketing, and public relations. She has worked with a vast array of globally recognized brands (P&G, L’Oréal Paris, Diageo, GoDaddy, Huawei, and more) and celebrities (Priyanka Chopra, Freida Pinto, Rohan Oza, Manjit Minhas, Robin Sharma, and more). She has developed an enviable reputation as an innovative visionary, who has an uncanny ability to create opportunities that bring brands, celebrities, media, and communities together, by creating and curating engaging content and unforgettable event experiences.
British-born and of Indian heritage, Raj has lived across continents in places like England, India, Wales, Canada, and the United States (in that order), and currently resides in Toronto, Canada. As a single, working mother, she juggles the work-life balance, having raised her son Karam, and now her puppy Maximus, as well as having developed two successful brands that she founded in 2002.
ANOKHI LIFE: Formally known as ANOKHI MEDIA, is a highly-targeted, multimedia, multi-platform brand, that has developed and incorporates, media, events, e-marketing, and social communities, to target the South Asian community, both from a B2B and B2C perspective. Within this arena, Raj has spear-headed many successful campaigns that have brought together, A-list celebrities, multinational corporations, media, as well as the public, in unique, interactive, collaborative ways, that have included the participation of the sub-brands:
Raj’s most successful project (to date), has been the 14th annual awards show, which took place in August 2016. It’s marketing and PR strategies brought in over 3.4 billion documented media impressions from around the world.
OPEN CHEST: This brand comprises of two subsets:
- OPEN CHEST WITH RAJ GIRN: This is a long running celebrity interviews collective, where she has interviewed personalities like Kim Kardashian, Dita Von Tesse, Priyanka Chopra, (and many more), and these can be accessed as follows:
- An extensive collection of long-form blog articles, courtesy of ANOKHI magazine;
- A weekly tv chat show on YouTube;
- And a recent addition through a partnership with Dash Radio, the world’s #1 all original content platform, where she hosts a weekly radio talk show on their Rukus Avenue Radio station.
- THE OPEN CHEST CONFIDENCE COACH: This is a boutique coaching business, where Raj provides the following services:
- One-on-one coaching on mindset, branding, media, pr, and marketing, to c-Suite professionals and established entrepreneurs.
- She will be launching a premium online coaching program later in the year, called ‘The Ultimate 7-Step Communications Strategy That Top Executives Use To Command Their Authority Like A Superstar.’ This is in light of serving the demand from middle management and early-stage entrepreneurs who want to work with her.
Raj’s social media network is in excess of 580,000, with an email list that expands into the tens of thousands.
Over the years, Raj has been a strong advocate for supporting numerous causes through her companies and personally. These have included: Doctor’s Without Borders, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canfar, Free-Them, and the Aga Khan Foundation, but to name a few.
Raj has also been featured in two coffee table books, a feature length documentary, intention cards, and is often called upon for her expertise on: pop culture, branding, media, marketing, and entertainment. And she contributed a chapter to the #1 best-selling book, ‘365 Empowering Stories’.
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