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Women in Leadership Network launched in Sri Lanka

Posted: 29 August 2018

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The Sri Lankan chapter of the Australia Awards Women in Leadership Network was launched on 08 March 2018 in Colombo by the Australian High Commissioner HE Bryce Hutchesson. The network was launched on International Women’s Day under the theme #PressforProgress. Australia Awards alumna, Dr Sepali Kottegoda, delivering the keynote address, spoke about the Sri Lankan situation of Women holding leadership positions in Sri Lanka and the importance of women being leaders in their respective fields.

Australia Awards alumnae, Dr Shashini Gamage, Mrs Abhiramy Vanniyakulam De Silva and Dr Randika Jayasinghe delivered presentations on Women in Leadership Positions, Women’s Political Participation and Women’s Empowerment respectively.