Chinthi Weerasinghe

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF MITRA DIGITAL PONDERS LOVE, HAPPINESS, LIFE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF HER SHOES

What one word would describe you?
Compassionate

What are you most passionate about?
Life

What do you fear the most?
Leeches a bit of a bummer as I happen to love the mountains

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Outdoors (in a cool climate) glass of wine in hand, admiring a stunning mountain view

Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?
The Obamas, they are the perfect mix of fun and goodness!

Would you like to be famous? In what way?
For helping people become the best version of themselves

For what in your life do you feel most grateful?
My parents, my husband and the 80+ pairs of shoes I own

Your house, containing everything you own, catches fire. After saving your loved ones and pets, you have time to safely make a final dash to save one item. What would it be and why?
The set of black and white pictures of my ancestors (they are the only copies the family has)

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Hey, I happen to love ALL of me, the love handles, the double chins …

What is your natural talent?
I do a mean rendition of Alannah Myles’ version of Black Velvet! Didn’t see that coming did you!

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Impatience

What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Ego

What is your current state of mind?
Anxious but hopeful

What is your motto?
I can, I shall, I will

What was one of your life-changing moments?
Tsunami 2004

What do you think has been the strength behind your success?
My upbringing, and the endless support from the hubby

What inspires you?
My parents, who wake up every day wanting to help someone

What impact do you want to leave on the world?
To be remembered as someone who made an impact on others

What do you most value in your friends?
Honesty