AIESEC in Sri Lanka : Promoting Value Driven Leadership and Creating an Impact in Sri Lanka

For over 25 years, AIESEC in Sri Lanka has been a pioneer in creating value driven leaders and bringing in initiatives that have served to impact Sri Lanka. As an organization driven by youth for youth, AIESEC in Sri Lanka has successfully completed many impactful initiatives and will continue to by holding the  Asia Pacific Summit 2023, scheduled to be held from the 25th to the 29th of April at Carolina Beach Hotel, Chilaw.

“Over the past 3 decades, AIESEC in Sri Lanka has been creating tens of thousands of value driven leaders for the nation. Every year, we have not only grown in terms of the scale of what we do, but in the impact that is created as well. With the Asia Pacific Summit, AIESEC is also be bringing recognition to the country at the global stage and contribute towards the reopening of Sri Lanka to the world”, said Mr. Kaneel Dias, the president of AIESEC in Sri Lanka.

The Summit will moreover feature a “Global Village” that brings together the cultures from various countries and showcases their culture as well as a “Sri Lankan Night” to better showcase our vibrant culture to them.

“Asia Pacific April Summit 2023  is certainly one of  the most prestigious Summits, which is to be hosted by AIESEC in Sri Lanka this time around. The Summit will be graced by delegates representing more than 20 countries, exceeding a delegation of 150. I believe that this is an ideal opportunity to bring together the youth from the Asia Pacific region to network and foster cross-cultural understanding for a better future” was what Ms.Lishani Suriyampola the Organizing Committee President  had to say about the Summit.

As an organization established in 1995, AIESEC in Sri Lanka has seen great development over the years. Now established in over 25 universities the membership of AIESEC in Sri Lanka continues to grow and expand over the country to create value-driven leaders through our unique development model.Further, AIESEC in Sri Lanka has facilitated many exchange programs exposing youth to cross-cultural understanding and stimulating leadership development. In addition to this, initiatives such as Amplifier an island-wide career guidance program, Youth Speak Forum a SDG aligned forum to discuss important topics and Youth4SriLanka a SDG facilitated  series of projects designed to serve the communities of Sri Lanka are what makes the organization what it is today.

As AIESEC in Sri Lanka moves further reaching new heights, Asia Pacific Summit 2023 will be one of the organization’s key milestones. Together with the various stakeholders that partner with the organization, there will be great strides taken towards developing more young leaders and new initiatives taken to achieve value-driven leadership.

Photo Caption :

Contract signing for the Asia Pacific Summit 2023 to be hosted in Sri Lanka by the Asia Pacific Region.
Pictured here Mr. Sachin Dematapitiya – Regional Director Asia Pacific Region and Mr. Kaneel Dias Country President AIESEC in Sri Lanka.
Press Conference hosted by AIESEC in Sri Lanka with the participation of
Mr. Kaneel Dias – the President of AIESEC in Sri Lanka,
Mr. Minol Jayakody – the President Elect of AIESEC in Sri Lanka and
Ms. Apoorva Ekanayake – Vice President of AIESEC in Sri Lanka

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