Strong, charismatic and confident, Navodinee Wickramanayake is part of a new emerging breed of Sri Lankan youth who is keen to activate change -a game changer. She is also the co-founder of The Better Tomorrow Movement, an organisation to provide mentorship, support and inspiration for young people so that they in turn can make a difference to the communities they live in.

Our legend in this issue is Lalith Athulathmudali, a skillful orator, eminent lawyer and astute politician who belonged to a a select breed of Sri Lankan politicians who encompassed education, charisma, class and an inherent need to serve the people. His greatest contribution is considered the launch of the Mahapola Scholarship Scheme which continues to support thousands of financially disadvantaged undergraduates as they gain a university education.

We are also proud to feature Lakmini Wijesundera, the founder of Ironone Technologies which offers IT solutions to high end conglomerates around the world. A recipient of the Womens’ Chamber of Industries and Commerce (WCIC) Entrepreneur of the Year award, Lakmini has proved herself as the iron lady of Ironeone Technologies whilst being a role model for women entrepreneurs.
Darshi Keerthisena who made batik hip again now reveals a new range of batik bridals in our exclusive fashion feature.