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R A  Sithara Madhuwanthi has bagged Asia's Women Super Achiever Award

R A Sithara Madhuwanthi has bagged Asia's Women Super Achiever Award

Biography

I’m Ranasinghe Arachchige Sithara Madhuwanthi. I was born on 22 June 1991. I was born at Matara Sri Lanka. I must say, I am really thrilled for receiving the Asia Women Super Achiever Award under the category of Education Leadership Awards. As well as I am delighted and honored to receive this award from the Asia award would to be an under statements. I’ am deeply grateful to the recognition for myself. I especially want to thank the Rula Awards who have been empowered by time, to take this opportunity to recognize me globally for the great achievement.

Academic Profile

I studied at Mahamaya Girls’ School, Matara, Sri Lanka. After that I entered the University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka. I came to the University my undergraduate studies in Sociology, particularly studying the socialization between human wellbeing and sociocultural dimensions, criminology and psychology at the University of Ruhuna. I clearly understand human behavior through ethological aspect. I contributed broadly tow research on how interrelations between Sinhala and Tamil people can be improved social development, social policies and a comparison between Suduwathuraara in early period and present day situation communities of Sri Lanka in Undergraduate level. My final year dissertation was on White Collar Crimes Rate and its impact in the Contemporary Sri Lankan Society   I successfully completed my bachelor’s degree University of Ruhuna with a Sociology Special Degree (2016). I was members of University of Ruhuna Gavel Club and University of Ruhuna Career Guidance. I currently studying Masters of Arts in Peace and development Studies at University of Ruhuna and Tribhuvan University of Nepal. My Master’s Degree thesis is Domestic Implementation of International Human Rights Law: Sri Lankan Perspective. I was awarded a NORHEAD project Scholarship by the Strengthening Research, Education and Advocacy in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan in 2019 and participated as a researcher of Tribhuvan University of Nepal. I presented as abstract paper University of Ruhuna International Conference ICPRD, RUICESS, ICME and Ruhuna Art Student Annual session. My abstract research themes are

  • Psychosocial, behavioral and inherent risk factors affecting in cardiovascular diseases.
  • Psychological factors affecting in stress: A study based on the mental hospital in Unawatuna Sri Lanka
  • Factors influencing consumer choice hotel selection in Colombo Sri Lanka
  • White collar crimes rate in the contemporary Sri Lankan Southern Society : A sociological study conducted in Matara divisional secretariat area
  • Environmental and behavioral risk factors affecting in cancer ; A study conducted at the cancer hospital in Maharagama Sri Lanka
  • Negative socio – cultural impacts of tourism: A sociological study conducted in Mirissa Sri Lanka

Additionally I have multi skill professional with good all round advisory skills, able to conduct research in a comprehensive manner.  During My University Period I joined the Matara District Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sri Lanka as a Project Coordinator. I was supportive such activities attended Conference and awareness meeting of World University in Canada. I was a member of Universtiy of ruhuna LEO Club Ditrict 306 A1 in Sri Lanka. I had been serving as International Relationship Coordinator Since 2018 University of Ruhuna LEO Club. I obtained Diploma in Microsoft Office Professional Information Technology in Dakuna Educational Centre from 2010 – 2011. Furthermore I studied Human Resource Managements in IPM Sri Lanka. Under these circumstances, I’m interested in developing innovative methods for harmonizing leadership activities with the conservation of team spiritual activities.

Career Life

Before entering my career life I was appointed as a District Coordinator of the Sri Lanka United Nation’s Friendship Organization (SUNFO) from 2017- 2019. This organization is working for peace, harmony and the well-being of mankind according to the principles of the United Nations. I participated in SUNFO programs, activities, mobilization, awareness and campaigns.  These activities involved in Sustainable Development Goal post 2015 consultations, peace and reconciliation programs while my activities have a particular focus on the sustainable society, economic and political in the digital world. 

I appointed a Department of Agriculture of the Ministry Complex southern province in Sri Lanka in 2019 and having previously served as  a graduate trainee and I also held the position of  Development Officer in Chief Secretary’s Office Southern Province Sri Lanka.

Awards / Honors and Fellowship

I achieved several awards and honorary title in my life.

  • Sri Lanka United Nation Friendship Organization life membership of international supportive fellowship - 2017
  • Sri Lanka United Nation Friendship Organization Volunteer Service award with Thirasarasuree Honorary Title- 2018
  • Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Goals Youth Council 2nd Anniversary Quality Education Appreciation Award – 2017
  • Sri Lanka LEO Club 306A1 WARNA Arts Competition Second Runner up -2017
  • University of Ruhuna “ Kala Ulela ” First Runner up - 2017
  • University of Ruhuna “ Kala Ulela , Merit Award – 2015
  • University of Ruhuna “ Panhidaka Arunalla”, Merit Award

I have equipped with a comprehensive mix of knowledge, skills and competencies at the cutting edge of current best practices in those area. I have opportunities to enhance knowledge, skills and competencies. Further, I’m able to develop my interpersonal, communication, and team building potentials through the extra curricula activities by my academic.

Finally one again I owe these deepest and special thanks to Asia Award team valuable guidance and they gave me to reflect on this achievement. Secondly, I want to deeply thankful to University of Ruhuna Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Faculty dean and other lectures for their encouragement and support of apply this award. My final and most important thanks go to my family and especially to my Mother and father they always encourage to my achievements.

Thank You!

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