The 9th Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards concluded on a high note, crowning 18 woman entrepreneurs for their outstanding efforts in the business categories-Large, Medium, Small and Micro. Lakmini Wijesundara, CEO of IronOne Technologies claimed three awards at the ceremony including the coveted Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Gold Award in the Large category as well as the latest addition to the awards, Woman Exporter of the Year.

Organized by the Women’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce (WCIC), Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrates Sri Lankan business women for their entrepreneurial spirit and their contribution to the economy.

The host of distinguished invitees included Chief Guest, President Maithripala Sirisena and Ministers Patali Champika Ranawake, Ravi Karunanayake, Rishad Bathurdeen, Faiszer Musthapa, Chandrani Bandara, Sujeewa Senasinghe and Chandima Weerakkody.