Early Years

Sukree Boodram was born on October 7, 1966 into a strong and loving middle class Hindu family in Guyana, South America. She resided at Lot 50 Joanna North, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, until she was sixteen. While in Guyana she attended Joanna Primary School and Multilateral High School in New Amsterdam. She graduated in 1982 from Winifred Gaskin Memorial High, formerly known as Manchester High School, Manchester Village, Corentyne.

Education

Boodram immigrated to the US in 1983 and resided in Corona, Queens until 1989. She was married on October 3, 1987 then relocated to Florida, along with her husband. While in Florida, she attended University of Central Florida and graduated in 1999 with a bachelors degree (BA) in accounting. She continued on towards a post graduate degree and obtained her master of business administration (MBA) from Webster University, St Louis, Missouri in 2002. She obtained her license as a certified public accountant (CPA) in 2003. As of August 2011 Ms. Boodram has returned to the classrooms seeking yet another degree in Psychology with a primary focus on the Behavioral and Cross Cultural concentration to continue her advocacy on the platform of domestic violence. She graduated with a Psychology degree in May 2015. Her dream is to obtain a PHD in the field of Psychology some day.

Career

Boodram is currently an Associate Director with Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc., Orlando, Florida, a division of International Leisure Group (ILG) headquartered in Miami, Florida (2003-Present). Prior to that, she was the Regional Controller for Sunterra Resorts, Inc., Orlando, Florida (1998-2003). Her accounting career began as an Accounts Payable Clerk for Holiday RV Superstores, Inc., Orlando, Florida in 1989. By the time she left Holiday RV Superstores ten years later she was the National Accounts Payable Manager for their US operations. Boodram enjoys her job and is motivated by leading and empowering others.

Family

Boodram is a single mother to her two children, a son, 24 and a daughter, 20. She spends as much time as possible with her children, her extended family and her loyal friends. She is a person who continues to seek out peace and happiness for her life.

Hobbies and Current Status

Boodram enjoys reading, writing, gardening, cooking and exercising. She treasures quiet moments at the local parks and libraries as well as watching some of her favorite movies.

Boodram currently resides with her daughter and son in the Central Florida area. She continues to maintain a close contact with her family and friends while involved in her advocacy work with CADVA, INC. (Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness), an organization she founded as a result of her experience. Learn more about CADVA at www.cadva.org

In 2015 Boodram was diagnosed with a rare form of stage 4 bone cancer, Ewing Sarcoma. Since that time she has been undergoing treatment and as of April 2016 tests proved no remaining cancer except in the lower right lobe of her lungs. That lobe was surgically removed in May 2016. In 2016-2017 Boodram will be secluded and focusing on her health and recovery. You can learn more of her current status at he blog site she maintains where she speaks on various subjects from her personal point of view, including her illness. You can visit and comment on her blogs at https://sukreespeaks.com