President and Founder of 1Milk2Sugars
Born and raised in Montreal, with an East Indian heritage and ability to speak four languages, Priya Chopra, 40, epitomizes Canada’s cultural depth and diversity. As a mother of three with
a keen business-savvy and admirable sense of intuition, Priya is the ultimate mompreneur.
Before diving into her PR career, Priya received a scholarship from Queen’s University and then completed her Marketing degree from the Co-Op Program of Concordia University where she graduated in the top 5% of her class. She then went on to pursue a Masters in Fashion Management at one of Europe’s best business schools, Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, where she had to chance to intern for the luxury fashion house, Tod’s (Della Valle Group).
After finishing her studies, Priya started her career very young, and had the privilege of working for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including L’Oréal Canada & Campbell’s Soup. After gaining corporate work experience, Priya’s love for entrepreneurship beckoned, and she started her own shop, 1Milk2Sugars.
Priya created 1Milk2Sugars in 2012, an agency specializing in PR, Social Media and Influencer Marketing. 1Milk2Sugars has now tripled in size, both in terms of employees and client roster, as well as picking up industry accolades, by winning USA based PR Daily’s Social Media Awards. With a coveted client list, including brands like Pfizer, NIVEA, L’Oréal and Sotheby’s, 1Milk2Sugars now has three offices covering the key eastern hubs of North America: Montreal, Toronto and newly in New York.
Priya is an elite member of the Forbes Agency Council, an invite-only organization for executives in fast growing agencies. Members of this world class community are hand-picked by Forbes, one of the most iconic media companies in the world. Priya has been featured on Forbes.com, Bloomberg TV, Globe and Mail and others, to share thought leadership as well as how she balances a growing career and being a mom to three young children. In March 2018, Priya was also awarded the PR In Canada, Women in Communications Award in the “Founders” category.
1Milk2Sugars mantra is all about “as custom as your coffee”; under Priya’s guidance the Agency has been able to secure clients across a vast array of business sectors, from pharma, to beauty, to tech, all by gaining a solid understanding of their business model, goals and brand DNA. Priya and the Sugars do serve up a mean cup of Joe, check out www.TheSugars.ca to learn more.