The National Human Resources Development Council of Sri Lanka will kick off the ‘Young, bold and daring – the spirit of young entrepreneurs for a country enriched’, a discussion forum and workshop on 2nd of November at 8:30a.m. at the BMICH.
The forum aims to create awareness about opportunities that are available for young entrepreneurs specially women who venture into enterprises, challenges faced and how to successfully overcome them.The keynote speaker of the forum is Anjana Reddy, a successful young entrepreneur from India. Reddy is the Founder Universal Sportsbiz (Pvt.) Ltd, a Rs.100 crore business. She was listed recently as one of the top 30 e-commerce and retails entrepreneurs in the Forbes 30- under 30 list for Asia.
The keynote speech will be followed by a panel discussion and a workshop targeting young, aspiring professionals and entrepreneurs. The panel will include Coca-Cola Sri Lanka Managing Director Sonu Grover, Spa Ceylon Co-Founder Shalin Balasuriya, Daily FT Editor Nisthar Cassim, Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management (SLITHM) Director Chairman Sunil Dissanayake and the session will be moderated by HNB Chief Human Resource Officer Chiranthi Corray.
The first copy of the NHRDC report on how to increase the female participation in the workforce will be handed over to Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister and Former Minister Rosy Senanayake.