De Abhimani Awards 2024 International Women's Day / දෑ අභිමානී 2024

When: March 8, 2024

Where: Colombo, Sri Lanka


Village Lanka Association is a guaranteed company in Sri Lanka with seven directors and has undertaken various social service activities from 2019 up to date as a social service organization.

De Abhimani Awards is a prestigious event designed to celebrate and honor the achievements of exceptional women across diverse fields.

Timed to coincide with International Women's Day, this event aims to recognize the remarkable contributions of women who have broken barriers, demonstrated leadership, and made a significant impact in their respective fields.

Nominations are now open for the De Abhimani Award conducted by the Village Lanka Association in Sri Lanka, which aims to build a platform to showcase regional emerging leaders – those who are not afraid to question stereotypes, break boundaries, and drive positive change with courage, hard work and determination.

Arts & Culture (Artists)
Environmental Sustainability / Agriculture
Education (Teacher/ Principal)
Community Services
Human Rights
Youth Empowerment
Women Empowerment
Health Services (Nurses/ mid Wives/ PHIs)
Medical (Native & Western)
Fashion Designing
Self employed
Disabled people

The De Abhimani are open to all women and has no age limit. Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of Sri Lanka.

Nominees will be invited from diverse backgrounds, and a distinguished panel of judges representing different industries will evaluate the nominations. The selection process will focus on achievements, impact, and the ability to inspire others.

Keynote Addresses: Renowned speakers and thought leaders will share insights on women's empowerment and the importance of recognizing and celebrating women's achievements.

Award Ceremony: A glamorous awards ceremony will take place, where winners from each category will be presented with the De Abhimani trophy in recognition of their outstanding contributions.

Networking Opportunities: Attendees will have the chance to network with like- minded individuals, fostering collaborations and partnerships that can further advance the cause of women's empowerment.

Entertainment: The event will feature entertainment segments celebrating the talent and creativity of women in the arts, music, and other performing arts.

Exhibition: A showcase of projects, products, and initiatives led by women entrepreneurs and organizations, providing a platform for exposure and support.

De Abhimani Awards aspires to not only honor individual achievements but also to inspire and empower women to reach greater heights in their respective fields. By showcasing diverse success stories, the event aims to contribute to a more inclusive and equitable society.

De Abhimani Awards is a momentous occasion dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of women who have made a lasting impact. Through this event, we aim to contribute to a more inclusive and empowered future for women across the Sri Lanka.

To find potential sponsors for the De Abhimani Awards ceremony, consider reaching out to local businesses, multinational corporations with a presence in Sri Lanka, NGOs supporting women's causes, and government agencies.

Companies involved in sectors like healthcare, finance, and technology often have corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs supporting such events.

: VILLAGE LANKA ASSOCIATION - Mr. Chandana Sanjeewa Perera.
: Gayesha Abegunawardhana.
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