Trailblazers 2017

“Trailblazers 2017”, the first ever corporate forum organized by AIESEC in University of Peradeniya was successfully held on the 18th February 2017 at Appadurai Auditorium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya with the participation of Prof. R.L. Wijeyaweera, the Deputy Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya as the chief guest and distinguished guests including staff advisors, reputed speakers, undergraduates and school students.
The main intention of organizing this event was to create a platform for young pioneers to get the exposure to the corporate world by connecting with the world’s leading corporate personalities and organizations
The keynote speakers and the distinguished panelists were as follows,

ā—¸ Rohan Jayaweera - COO of Anytra Solutions and the First ever Google recruit from Sri Lanka
ā—¸ Jiffry Zulfer - Founder/CEO of Pick Me (Digital Mobility Solutions Lanka (PVT) Ltd)
ā—¸ Julia Bardos - Investor in the “School of English”
ā—¸ Vindya Vithana- Chief Editor / Director of PR and Marketing at Xtream Youth (Pvt) Ltd
ā—¸ Krishanta Damunupola ā€“ General Manager of Hotel “OZO” Kandy, Sri Lanka

The panel discussion was moderated by Mrs. Mahina Bongso, the award winning senior News Anchor at News First, Capital Maharaja Organization.
The Forum remarked a significant active participation around 200 delegates.
AIESEC in University of Peradeniya is conducting community development projects aligned with Sustainable Development Goals initiated by United Nations. The ultimate goal of each and every project is to develop young leaders who would step out of their comfort zone to make a positive impact towards the world.
AIESEC in University of Peradeniya is contributing its best to the vision of AIESEC: “Peace and Fulfillment of humankind’s potential” under the patronage of senior treasurer Dr.Thilak Bandara and the staff advisors Dr.Jayalath Edirisinghe, Dr.Roshan Ragel and Dr.Sachith Abeysundara.