You are invited  to submit your abstract to the 2nd  International Conference on Future of Women ’19  which is scheduled to be held from 14th – 15th of February 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “ Voices of Women: Transition From Inspiration To Action ”.

Conference Tracks

  • Women in business
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and health
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and the economy
  • Women in power, politics and decision-making
  • Gender-based Violence
  • Sex trafficking
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Under-representation/misrepresentation of women in the media and movies
  • Child Marriage and the discrimination of the girl child

CHAIR & KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

RAPPORTEUR

Future of Women Conference

Prof. Anita Singh

[ Conference Chair ]
Centre for Women’s Studies and Development,
Banaras Hindu University
India

Future of Women Conference

Dr. Saundarya Rajesh

[ Keynote Speaker ]
Social Entrepreneur, Founder & President
AVTAR Group
India

Speech Title: “Bridging the Gender Divide: Innovate to Include”

Ruth Ostrow

[ Keynote Speaker ]
Speaker, Writer, Presenter
Australia

Future of Women Conference

Dilshani Kariyawasam 
[Rapporteur]
Freelance Journalist,
Sri Lanka

“Women and Health“
Dr. Nalika Gunawardena 
National Professional Officer
Health System Analysis and Evidence
World Health Organization Country office
Sri Lanka

” Invisible Role of Women in Economic Development “

Mr. Karthik Ekambaram

Vice President – Diversity & Inclusion Consulting

AVTAR Group

“Women in Power“

Dr. Sulochana Segera

Founder/Chairperson
Women in Management

“Women in Education & Research”

Dr. Harsha Aturupane

Lead Economist and Program
Leader for Human Development for
Sri Lanka and the Maldives
South Asia

SESSION CHAIRS

Dr. P. Pretheeba 
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
 
Dr. Hamideh Addelyan Rasi
Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
 
Dr. Lida Kavousi
Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
 
Prof. Alka Singh
Vasanta College for Women, India
 
Prof. Irene Bobb Das
Vasanta College for Women, India
 
Dr. Robabe Ramezani
Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
 
Prof. S.K.Gunatilake 
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
 
Dr. Poonam Singh 
Vasanta College for Women, India

EVALUATION PANEL MEMBERS

Prof. Anita Singh 
Banaras Hindu University, India
 
Dr. Madhubhashini Galagedarage 
The Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

 

Dr. Lishanthi Wijewardene
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Dr. S. B. Ranasinghe 
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Lakshaman Bandaranayake-Conference on Future Women 2019
MODERATOR

Mr. Lakshaman Bandaranayake

Chairman
Sarvodaya SEEDS

BUSINESS WOMEN FORUM 2019

We discuss ways women are challenged and succeed in building their careers and growing their businesses. Together and inspired we can become, paramount partners in economic growth and development and fulfill our own potential. The panel topics vary to ensure the inclusive activation of the female voice in business.

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BUSINESS WOMEN FORUM
PANELIST

Gowri Rajan

Director
Sun Match Company
Ms. Lopa Rahman
PANELIST

Ms. Lopa Rahman

Corporate Governance Officer,
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Samadani-Kiriwandeniya-Women-Entrepreneurship
PANELIST

Ms. Samadani Kiriwandeniya

Chairperson
SANASA Development Bank

Indrani Fernando
PANELIST

Indrani Fernando

Chairperson/Managing Director
New Philip Hospitals (Pvt) ltd

Shehara-de-Silva
PANELIST
Shehara de Silva

“You Lead Partnership Director”
Sri Lanka

Gayani De Alwis Woman CEO Forum 2019
MODERATOR

Ms. Gayani De Alwis

Chairperson Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT)
& Board Member WCIC

WOMEN CEO FORUM 2019

This forum will combine representatives from the industry and academia to discuss their approaches, perceived successes and failures, and strategies for the future. Join us to walk away with tangible, actionable advice as well as important sources of support from distinguished leaders.

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PANELIST
Sumeet Verma
Director – Human Resources and Corporate Relations
Unilever Sri Lanka
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PANELIST

Jayanthi Dharmasena

Managing Director
Hayleys Agriculture Holdings LTD

PANELIST

Dhashma Karunaratne 

Chairperson
Women in Logistics & Transport (WiLAT)
Sri Lanka

PANELIST

Nisha Arunatilake

Director of Research and a fellow
Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) of Sri Lanka

WOMEN CEO FORUM 2019
PANELIST
Ms. L. Chiranthi Cooray
Chief Human Resource Officer
Hatton National Bank
Sri Lanka

PUBLICATION

Conference proceedings

Crossref_TIIKM conferencesAll accepted abstracts for 2nd International Conference on Future of Women will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-22-1. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN 2602-8646 number in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

journal publications >>


Journal of International Women’s Studies

ISSN: 1539-8706
Editor in Chief: Prof. Diana Fox & Prof. Cami Sanderson
Publisher: Carley Taylor, Bridgewater State University, USA
Journal Link: http://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/
Indexed in EBSCO, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases, ProQuest, DOAJ and many more.


International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship

ISSN:  1756-6266
Editor in Chief:  Professor Colette Henry
Publisher:  Emerald Publishing
Journal Link:  http://emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=ijge
Indexed in Scopus

Hosting Partner

Vasanta College for Women – Admitted to the Privileges of Banaras Hindu University,India

 

Academic Partner

Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran

Academic Partner

University of Peshawar, Pakistan

Academic Partner

Khon Kaen University, Thailand

 

 

Strategic Partner

The 4th World Conference on Women’s Studies

Associate Partner

WiLAT, Sri Lanka

Media Partner

Tour & Accommodation Partner

GlobeEnjoy Tours

 

Organized by

The International Institute of
Knowledge Management – Sri Lanka

Events Partner

Blue Arc

 

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