A Group of Researchers at the University of Kelaniya to Explore on Women with Disabilities in Sri Lanka

The University of Kelaniya was visited by researchers who are interested in exploring the education, employment and rehabilitation experiences of women with disabilities in Sri Lanka on the 19th of July 2018. The group consisted of Dr. Abigail Akande, Asisstant Professor- Pennsylvania State University, Abington College, USA and Ms. Puvaneswary Ponniah, World University Service of Canada (WUSC), Sri Lanka.

These researchers interviewed academic staff members and students regarding their perspectives on the subject matter. The visit was facilitated by the Coordinating Centre for Students with Disabilities (CCSD).

At the meeting between Dr. Akande and the staff of the CCSD, they also agreed to collaborate in cross- cultural learning opportunities with their students in the future.