Inspire Me

Read and be inspired! Who says girls can’t be tech savvy?

In this section of the Girls in ICT Portal you will find inspirational stories and profiles of girls and young women across the country sharing their life stories of how their involvement in ICTs effected and elevated their lives to be who they are today. This section is intended to inspire, motivate and increase female participation and engagement in the ICT Industry either as a profession or as an entrepreneurship. As per the World Bank findings Sri Lanka is ranked 20th in the labour force participation gender gap. With the high literacy rates of females in Sri Lanka and the revolutionary impact ICTs have on our day to day lives, it’s time for females to exploit their potential and contribute to the ICT development of the Country.

Women in Business [PPT]

Shahani Markus: the woman techie who packs a punch