Sri Lanka

COACh Training Workshop on Leadership and Career Development for women in Science, Technology and Research
Columbo Sri Lanka, May 23, 2017


Organized jointly by the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL), the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka(NSF), in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS).

Opening remarks by Professor Nadira Karunaweera, General Secretary, NASSL; Professor Sirimalle Fernando, Chairperson, NSF; Dr. Sidath Liyanage, President, SLAYS

Workshops: (Prof. Geri Richmond, presenter)
The Power of Persuasion
The Art of Effective Negotiation
Effective Leadership Skills for Women ScientistsPart 1, Part 2

Panel Discussion:
Perceived Challenges to Academic Career Advancement: An Exploration of the Sri Lanken Academy with Dr. Kanchana Bulumulle (Open University of Sri Lanka), Dr. Geri Richmond (University of Oregon)

Closing Remarks by Dr. Tharanga Thoradeniya, SLAYS and Ms Thilina Kandanamulla, NSF

Huge thanks to Professor Nadira Karunaweera and the organizing committee:  Hermali Silva, Kanchana Bulumulle, Lasith Gunawardena, Yamuna Siriwardana and Thilinakumari Kandanamulla!


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