Sotheeswari Somasundram is a senior lecturer with Taylor’s University, Malaysia. Sotheeswari is a dedicated and passionate individual who firmly believes that good quality higher education can truly transform people's lives and benefit society and businesses at large. She has more than 20 years of experience in higher education and extensive experience in curriculum design, new programme creation, and teaching. She initiated the design and development of an entrepreneurial education module at Taylor’s University. This course has produced students’ start-ups with teams taking their business ideas beyond the classroom. Her research interest includes economics of religion and urban liveability.
Religious differences are used to create dissent, which is then instrumentalized for political gains.