The prestigious National Awards Night of AIESEC Sri Lanka was held on the 15th of April 2020 with the participation of enthusiastic AIESECers representing all the eight entities of Sri Lanka. The Awards Night recognized the tremendous performances and dedication of the members of AIESEC towards achieving “peace and fulfillment of humankind’s potential”, with the utmost aim of encouraging them to be the future advocates of change.

AIESEC Sri Lanka is one of the largest nonprofit organizations on the island led by young people which is also committed to providing Sri Lankan youth with a greater vision and a sense of social responsibility to develop themselves as future leaders. Currently, it has an active membership of more than 1000 members representing AIESEC in University of Moratuwa, AIESEC in University of Kelaniya, AIESEC in University of Sri Jayewardenepura, AIESEC in University of Colombo, AIESEC in University of Peradeniya, AIESEC in University of Ruhuna, AIESEC in SLIIT and AIESEC in NSBM.

AIESEC Sri Lanka Awards Night 2020 Gala Night

Award Winners and Nominees

AIESEC in University of Moratuwa won the highest number of awards including the Excellence in Incoming Global Talent Award, Excellence in Incoming Global Volunteer Award, Excellence in Operational Sustainability Award and the Most Outstanding Local Committee Award. Also, AIESEC in University of Moratuwa was nominated for the Excellence in Outgoing Global Talent Award. AIESEC in University of Kelaniya won the second-highest number of awards including the awards for Excellence in Incoming Global Entrepreneur, Excellence in Outgoing Global Talent and Excellence in Outgoing Global Volunteer. Also, AIESEC in University of Kelaniya was among the nominees of Market expansion for the Outgoing Exchange Award and Excellence in Operational Sustainability Award.

The awards for Market Expansion for Outgoing Exchange and Excellence in Outgoing Global Entrepreneur were received by AIESEC in University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Similarly, AIESEC in University of Sri Jayewardenepura was nominated for the Excellence in Outgoing Global Volunteer Award and the Most Outstanding Local Committee Award. AIESEC in University of Colombo was nominated for the Excellence in Incoming Global Volunteer Award.

Kaushalya Gayan Batawala, the MCVP BD/OD for the term 17.18, was recognized as the Most Contributing Alumnus by AIESEC Sri Lanka. Moreover, Thilina Abeykoon was awarded as the Most Contributing NST Member of the term 19.20. Ovini Withanachchi and Devindi Diddugoda were among the nominees for the aforementioned award. Randi Munaweera won the award for the Best Emerging Young Leader while Banuka Hathurusinghe was awarded as the Best Young Leader. Oshadi Kaumada and Meleesh Randunu were nominated for the Best Emerging Young Leader Award whereas Shameemah Rishard and Nimsara Seneviratne were recognized as nominees of the Best Young Leader Award.

AIESEC in SLIIT was distinguished as the Most Progressive Expansion at the 2020 National Awards Night of AIESEC Sri Lanka.

Last modified: April 27, 2020

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