Women in Management (WIM) in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group has recognized and awarded the prestigious ‘Inspirational Woman of the Year’ Award (Gold Category) for her exceptional leadership in the field of Higher Education to Prof. Chamindi Dilkushi Senaratne Wettewe of the Department of English language Teaching, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya at the ‘Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2018, Sri Lanka and Maldives’ held on the 07th of August 2018 at Hotel Hilton, Colombo.
The Awards ceremony was dedicated to celebrating the success and achievements of remarkable Sri Lankan women who have excelled in inspiring and transforming those around them. The awards are meant to motivate and inspire women’s participation in leadership roles and reach higher in their careers. The ceremony was graced by Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of Parliament while the Guest of Honor was Mr.Eran Wickramaratne, State Finance Minister. The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Sharmon Stone, Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls.