Inoka, Silumina’s Business Editor recognised at Women’s Awards | Daily News

Inoka, Silumina’s Business Editor recognised at Women’s Awards

Inoka Perera with the award.
Inoka Perera with the award.

Silumina, Business Editor Inoka Perera Bandara won the Gold Award for ‘Professional Success’ in the Print Media category at the ‘Top 50’ Professional and Career Women’s Awards Sri Lanka- 2020 at the Shangri-La Hotel recently.

Her contribution to women, society, the entrepreneurial community, Tharuni and Silumina was considered for the Gold Award.

Inoka is an alumnus of Holy Family Convent in Dehiwala, having previously won three Media Excellence awards, including the Upali Wijewardene Award for Best Feature Writer for the Silumina Rasaduna Supplement in 2004.

She started her career in journalism as a freelance reporter for Tharuni and became the Business Editor of Silumina.

The Institute of Women in Management, a member of the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund and the Functional Women in Work Program and the Government of Australia held the Top 50 Professional and Career Women Awards Sri Lanka to set a precedent for society and recognise business and employed women who play a significant role in their fields.