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Women power and empowerment take centre-stage at the Emirates Group
The Emirates Group celebrated International Womenís Day 2024 with a bestselling author, by launching a new initiative, and highlighting its unwavering commitment to and steady investments in women and gender equality at the workplace.

The Group launched its very own Gender Balance Council to represent all its women employees, create a knowledge sharing platform, and advance the cause of gender balance. On the councilís agenda are mentorship programmes, professional development workshops, outreach and events that champion women in the workforce. A key focus will be to support the Groupís existing commitments, including the UAE Gender Balance Council pledge, the NOORA network, UN Global Compact principles, and IATAís 25x2025.

Today, Group employees were treated to talks by Liz Wiseman, bestselling author of multiple leadership books, including Multipliers, and CEO of leadership research firm, the Wiseman Group. Liz left her audience with valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance their leadership skills.

The Emirates Groupís gender balance strategy is three-pronged: equal pay and fair compensation; equitable recruitment, development, and promotion; and balanced policies, inclusivity programmes and initiatives. The Groupís pay and remuneration structures are free of gender bias.

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CFA Society Sri Lanka Celebrates Excellence at Charter Awards Ceremony and Oration 2024
Today, CFA Society Sri Lanka is delighted to honor a new group of finance professionals who have achieved the prestigious CFAģ designation, along with individuals who have completed the CFA Program, at the Charter Awards Ceremony and Oration 2024.

The ceremony, to be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), is a testament to the commitment to excellence in the finance and investment profession. The CFA charter, awarded by the globally renowned CFA Institute, stands as the gold standard in the field, held by over 190,000 professionals worldwide across 164 markets.

The event will be graced by distinguished guests, including Mr. Gihan Cooray, Deputy Chairperson / Group Finance Director of John Keells Holdings PLC,  who will deliver the oration as the Chief Guest. Additionally, Mr. Dilshan Wirasekara, Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka, will honor the ceremony as the Guest of Honor.

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Metropolitan College hosts graduation ceremony
Metropolitan College which completed 25 years of educational excellence hosted their graduation ceremony at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, under the leadership of the Chairman of the college Dr. Siraz Meerasahib.

A total of 15 PhD students were conferred their degrees, at the event where a total of 430 graduates crossed the stage, joining the esteemed ranks of Metropolitan College alumni. With a total of 920 graduates this year, the ceremony is a testament to the collegeís dedication to nurturing talent and fostering academic success.

With a steadfast vision, Metropolitan College aims to nurture globally competitive professionals equipped to meet industry demands and foster socio-economic development within the country and the region.