Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment

Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Australian High Commission and Australia-Sri Lanka Alumni (ASLA) invites graduates of Australian universities to attend a professional networking event and discussion on Advancing Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment, at the Galle Face Hotel on Colombo on Tuesday 15 August 2017.

Guest speaker, Ms Elizabeth Broderick, Special Advisor to the Executive Director of UN Women on Private Sector Engagement, and former Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner will speak about Australia’s successful ‘Male Champions of Change’ strategy, and a senior leader of the Sri Lankan government will discuss progress towards, and barriers to, gender equality in Sri Lanka.

The second half of the evening will provide an informal opportunity for networking with fellow alumni over refreshments.

Register to attend

Australia Global AlumniRSVPs are essential. RSVP to colombo.alumni@dfat.gov.au by Sunday 13 August.

Please mention the Australian university you at which you studied, the degree/course and the year you graduated.

Find more details and stay up to date with other events on the Australia-Sri Lanka Alumni Facebook page.