“Job Demand & Vocational Education” – Fuelling Dreams and Aspirations of the Youth

Friday, July 16th, 2021

Commemorating the World Youth Skills Day which was on 15th July, DIMO’s Sustainability team organized a webinar on the theme of ‘ & ” to guide youth to achieve their dreams and aspirations in their career, while keeping in line with the company’s sustainability agenda.

Vocational Training is a key component in the DIMO’s Sustainability agenda and DIMO believes that investing in vocational education would immensely contribute to the economic development in the country while fueling dreams and aspirations of the youth.

The keynote speaker of the event was renowned industry expert, Mr. Mangala P.B. Yapa (Director General / CEO – Employers’ Federation of Ceylon).

The panelists included Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya (CHRO – DIMO), Mr. Chinthaka Premaratne (Group Director HR – Fairway Holdings), and Mr. Ishan Dantanarayana (Group Chief People Officer – Brandix) representing different industries. The webinar was moderated by Mr. Yohan Thilakaratne (Head of Corporate Communications – DIMO).

Panelists discussed the vocational employment opportunities while highlighting different areas that youth need to focus on, when choosing a successful career path. The thought-provoking ideas shared by the panelists were well received by the audience.

The webinar was live streamed on MS Teams and DIMO Facebook page.