Sumathy Anantharam considers her early days as very challenging as the work demanded on site supervision on execution of digging trenching. But from a young age she wanted to be different and achieve and hence chose this field, so she chose to work in her field. The challenges of being a woman executive in a top role was to win confidence from your management that we can also perform our roles and responsibilities and we are equal to them in all respects.
As far as office culture is concerned, her policy is to make employees feel comfortable working with a women boss. Managing household and office is something all women have to do and be good at.
Her hobbies include social networking and counseling. She plans to open a retirement home and provide shelter to more than 200 elders and take care of them and provide them the best style of living.