Ceylinco Life echoed the global theme for International Women’s Day this year, when the Company conducted an event that reflected the ethos of embracing equity, providing female staff an opportunity to showcase their talents and engage in discussions that promote inclusivity in the workplace.
Ceylinco Life Director Mr Devaan Cooray delivered a speech highlighting the contributions of women employees to the success of the company and their value to society. He also emphasised the importance of gender equity in the workplace.
In preparation for this celebration, Ceylinco Life had also invited the women in the company to submit creative photographs that aligned with the theme #embraceEquity. The event included a video compilation of the best entries, highlighting the unique perspectives and talents of the participants. The most creative photographs were recognised and awarded cash prizes at the celebration.
Also on the agenda was a panel discussion headed by Ms Upamalika Ratnayake – the Company’s General Manager and Chief Data Officer, Mrs Nirusha Luxshumyraj – Brand Manager, and Mrs Ruvini De Silva – Senior Assistant Manager, Customer Service, which was moderated by Mrs Pramodha Samarasinghe, Senior Manager, Brand Development. Additionally, Mrs Meera Janagan, Head of Ceylinco Life’s Wellawatte 02 branch shared a powerful story about her life and how Ceylinco Life helped her to achieve her goals and gave her access to equal opportunities for growth.
The event also included a yoga session by an industry expert teaching mindfulness exercises to manage stress, and a singing session by the contact centre staff.