Themed on “Inspire|Empower|Lead the Change”, IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2017 – Sri Lanka, the first ever of its kind happening in Sri Lanka, is going to be the biggest event in the WIE Sri Lanka Section calendar this year. Envisioning a future where synergy of knowledge, skills and attitudes of a vibrant community of men and women are used for the betterment of the humanity, IEEE WIE ILS 2017 Sri Lanka aims to inspire and empower women in the STEM fields for taking the initiative and leadership in achieving the change they wish to see in the world.
Spanning over two days featuring Tech Professionals across the globe, the Summit aspires to prepare grounds for all the delegates to ponder promising ideas on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, Leadership and Emerging Technologies.
Startup Pitching Sessions, Career Fairs, Car Clinics and many more interesting sessions full of excitement, entertainment and even surprises are also inline to make the experience a a fruitful and a memorable one.
IEEE WIE Sri Lanka Section is looking forward to meet all the tech enthusiasts at the IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2017 Sri Lanka. We heartily invite you to attend the summit, build up a strong network with the IEEE community across the globe, enlighten your minds with new ideas and enjoy the beauty of the Pearl of the Indian Ocean!
IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is one of the largest international professional organizations dedicated to promoting women engineers and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their academic interests in a career in engineering. Having a mission of facilitating the recruitment and retention of women in technical disciplines globally, it envisions a vibrant community of IEEE women and men collectively using their diverse talents to innovate for the benefit of humanity.
IEEE WIE Sri Lanka Section Affinity Group which belongs to the Asia Pacific Region (Region 10) has been established to nourish technological innovation and excellence in Women in Engineering all around the country with a passionate bunch of volunteers from all corners of the island.
Consisting of a vibrant community of university academic staff members, industry professionals and university students across the country, IEEE WIE Sri Lanka Section tries to provide a platform for all the Sri Lankan female technological enthusiasts to collaborate and network towards advancing technology while mentoring, guiding and imparting knowledge to them.
The lightening of the oil lamp will be followed by a brief introduction to the IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit 2017, Sri Lanka.
Pitching sessions of 3-4 startups with female founders
Introduction and case study presentation
** Technology Workshop - Introduction to Oracle Cloud : Manuja Hettiarachchi
'First Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest' Goodwill Ambassador for Women's Rights, Ministry of Women's Affairs
CEO, Candia Communications LLC
Board of Governors, IEEE SSIT 2017
2017 Communications Chair
IEEE SIGHT Steering Committee
Head of Oracle Startup Ecosystem
CEO & Founder
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Solutions Consultant
Oracle Sri Lanka
Founder - Director of
The Fields Travel Company
Head - Human Resources
LSEG Sri Lanka
LSEG Sri Lanka
IFS Endowed Senior Fellow in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
University of Moratuwa
Goodwill Ambassador for Women's Rights
Ministry of Women's Affairs
Software Development Director
Former Head of IT
Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Head of Systems & Security
Thinking what sort of an experience it will bring in?Here is a glimpse of what we have been doing at IEEE WIE Sri Lanka over the past couple of years.
We are pretty sure that we all will be able to gather a lot more colourful and vibrant memories during the first ever WIE International Leadership Summit in Sri Lanka, for which we are eagerly counting the days for!
Be there with us to be a part of a memorable history!