Women in Management (WIM) recognizes Canadian Sri Lankan women in first awards show

Original Article found @Sri Lankan Reporter- WIM 2018 Awards

Women in Management Awards

Group photo of WIM Award winners in Canada. (Pictures by Nilan Gunawaradana for lankareporter.com)

“Women in Management (WIM) launched the coveted initiative WIM AWARDS CANADA 2017 in Toronto. The Awards recognized and rewarded the outstanding women of Sri Lankan origin who have excelled in their business or professions in Canada. The initiative was powered by Cinnamon Life, the flagship development by Sri Lanka’s premier listed Conglomerate, the John Keells Group.

WIM is the respected professional organization for Women in Sri Lanka with a membership around 5,000 women in Sri Lanka and overseas. WIM in Sri Lanka is committed to empower Sri Lankan career women and women entrepreneurs by providing them with leadership and guidance in furthering their skills and knowledge in association with the Government of United States (USAID), European Union (EU) Government of Australia (DeFACT), Coca Cola 520 (Global) Government of Malaysia (NAWIM) and SWISS LABOUR.

From Left to right –  Shanthi (Kala Kavaya TV program), Shannen Jainudeen (employee of M&M TWINS LIMITED and Gold Award winner for Young Woman Achiever), Chandrani Perera (Director at M&M TWINS LIMITED and and Gold Award winner for Best Woman Importer from Sri Lanka) & Indica Jainudeen (former employee of M&M TWINS LIMITED and Merit Award winner for State & Government Sector)


Praveeni Perera – Field of Leadership, Shanika Fernando – Field of Entrepreneurship, Surupee Perera – Real Estate & Investment Sector, Nirmalie De Mel – Finance Sector, Dilrukshi Seneviratne – Career Leadership, Laura Lathika Abeysekera – Field of Entrepreneurship, Ericka Kodithuwakku – Field of Entrepreneurship, Druscilla Kodituwakku – Finance Sector, Dr. Carmini Ramya Fernando – Medical Sector, Shavone Lazarus – Field of Human Resources, Indica Jainudeen – State & Government Sector [Former M&M TWINS LIMITED Employee, Shamila De Almieda -Field of Food Services, Genevieve Brown – Hospitality Sector, Upuli Iresha Balasuriya – Field of Finance Sector, Sharon Anne Gabriel, Manelki Anthony – Legal Sector, Eresha Fernando – Finance Sector, Maryam Nizar – Investment Sector, Sumana Wijeratne – Education Sector.

Banking & Finance Primali Demel, Advertising & Promotions Roshni Wijayasinha, Information Technology Ranjika Manamperi, Legal Meleni David, Media & Communication Anne Marie Mediwake, Immigration Consultant Sharmila Perera, State & Govt Sector Uppala Chandrasekera, Hospitality and Services Dorothy Constance, Medical Dr. Dushanthi Pinnaduwage, Education Prof. Dileeni Weerasinghe, Young Woman Achiever Shannen Jainudeen [of M&M TWINS LIMITED]Best Woman Importer from Sri Lanka Chandrani Perera [of M&M TWINS LIMITED], Upcoming Entrepreneur Divya Lakshmi Jegasundaram, Upcoming Entrepreneur Roshanthie De Saram, Inspirational Woman of the Year Nalayinie Maheswaran, Career Role Model Damindra Dias, Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur Devika Anthony, Woman of the Year Dr .Priyanwada Charukeshi Chandrasekera.

Mohan Perera (President/CEO M&M TWINS LIMITED), Chandrani Perera, Shannen Jainudeen, Rohan Jainudeen, Dorothy Constance, Indica Jainudeen &  (Unknown)