April 1, 2020
Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC), the premier Chamber dedicated to support the women entrepreneurs and professionals, recently organised a session on ‘Taking your business to the next level’ as part of the monthly networking coffee date for members with Tammy Barton,
Nirosha Jagodaarachchi, CEO and brainchild of British Cosmetics Pvt Ltd won the prestigious ‘Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur (large category) award, at the recently concluded ‘Top 50’ Professional and Career Women Awards 2019.
Dulani Guruge, owner and managing director of Flameback Eco Lodge Pvt Ltd, Weerawila, was recently awarded the' Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur' –Small Business Category Award at the' Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards' 2019 at Shangri La Hotel. Women in Management (WIM) awards to recognize outstanding women who excel in their respective career sectors to boost sustainable economic growth.
Jamunadevi Ponnampalam, the Secretary to the Pungudutivu Food Manufacturers Society and the President of the Jaffna Palmyrah Handicrafts Guarantee Ltd, was awarded the ‘Sri Lanka Thilaka’ award at the recent National Honours 2019.
Dr. Nilmini Withana, Chairperson of Western Health Care (Pvt) Ltd, was recognized as the Year's Businesswoman at the Business World International Organization (BWIO) Awards recently held at the Taj Hotel in Colombo. Western Care Homes has enjoyed a momentous increase to the top and an all-round reputation in Sri Lanka since it was established 10 years ago because of its unparalleled elderly care facilities around the clock.
As the Sri Lankan leader of women for her marketing and brand building leadership, Imara de Chickera, Director of Communications at Kingsbury.
Something interesting comes up for Jacqueline Fernandez, who was last seen in' Race 3.' Her movie "Drive" has yet to be released with Sushant Singh Rajput. But the actress will shortly be seen in' Saaho' in a unique song.
Natalie Portman, an academy winner, is set to become the first Thor woman in the franchise's fourth film,' Thor: Love and Thunder.'
Suhuruliya initiative was commenced by Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) in collaboration with Ministry of Women & Child Affairs and Dry Zone Development through Sri Lanka and was launch in 2016.
Alaina B. Teplitz, the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldive, said in her speech yesterday that "Each of us would do more to empower females around us by, in particular, overcoming unconscious preconceptions that prevent females from attaining this. The America Chamber of Trade in Sri Lanka held the second of their 2019" Modern Workplaces "series titled:" Experiencing female workers.
A port sector specialist said that the present comprehensive port development programs in Sri Lanka will generate more job possibilities for females in the future.
Rihanna has emerged as the world's richest female musician, with a fortune that is considerably larger than that of Madonna, Céline Dion, and Beyoncé's great pop ladies.
Dr. Asha de Vos, internationally acclaimed Sri Lankan marine biologist and ocean educator will become the first Sri Lankan woman to have her portrait hung at Oxford’s Lincoln College 15th Century Hall.
TODOS, a Sri Lankan Fashion brand has made a mark in the global market.
Microsoft hosted a full day session for #DigiGirlz in Sri Lanka, in order to commemorate Women’s Day recently.