'Woman' Up - Crossing the Hurdles


'Woman' Up - Crossing the Hurdles Organized by IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Student Branch Affinity Group of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and the IEEE WIE Sri Lanka Affinity Group was held on 26th July 2018. Ms. Rumesha Shalini, The Chair of the academic society welcomed the gathering.

Dr. LDRD Perera, The Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Dr. Jeevani Jayasinghe, The Senior Treasurer of the academic society addressed the gathering.

An inspiring panel discussion about the challenges young girls have to face in pursuing a career with a technical orientation was delivered by Prof. Kumudu Perera/ Professor in Electronics, Eng. Pathma Gunawardana/ Assistant General Manager and Eng. Sumudu Ranaweera/ Chief Engineer.

Finalists of the video competition among the WIE members presented the videos related to women empowerment and they were judged by Ms. Bhagya Munasinghe/ Senior Lecturer, Ms. Harshani Nagahamulla/ Senior Lecturer and Mr. Roshaan Ranasinghe/ Founder of Tribefunds.