Vanithabhimana 2023 Calls Upon Dynamic Corporate and Businesswomen to Lead the Way!

The prestigious  Vanithabhimana Awards that empower and recognize outstanding Sri Lankan women,  jointly organized by NDB Bank and Sirasa News First, once again invites talented and skilled Sri Lankan women to take part.

Vanithabhimana 2023 promises to be a transformative experience, recognizing and honoring the exceptional contributions of women across various sectors in the nation’s economic and social landscape.

The Vanithabhimana 2023 program acknowledges women across various sectors of economic and social activity,  giving them a platform that recognizes their contribution to their respective fields.

Talented and professional women who have excelled in the following categories are invited to participate in this prestigious initiative.

Vanithabhimani 2023 recognizes outstanding women in the corporate sector, which is exclusively for professionals in the corporate world. An expert panel of judges in their respective fields is entrusted with the task of selecting winners within eight categories.


Human Resources

This category recognizes women who have excelled in Human Resources and provides a platform to showcase their expertise in talent acquisition, employee development, and workplace culture. Participation in Vanithabhimana’s Human Resources competition opens doors to networking with industry leaders and gaining recognition for contributions to organizational success.

Finance Management

Women in Finance Management are invited to participate in this initiative and share their acumen in managing corporate finances  This category offers the opportunity for women in finance to showcase their strategic financial planning, budgeting, and risk management skills.

Sales & Marketing

In the dynamic world of Marketing and Advertising, Vanithabhimana recognizes the creativity and innovation of women who drive successful marketing campaigns. This category provides a unique opportunity for professionals to showcase their strategic marketing skills and creative prowess.

State Sector

For women contributing towards the success of various  State and Government Sectors, Vanithabhimani is the ideal platform to enhance their commitment to public service. This category highlights the impact of women leaders in government roles, fostering a sense of pride and recognition for their contributions to public welfare.


The Hospitality Industry category celebrates the women shaping the hospitality landscape. From hotel management to culinary arts, this competition provides a platform for professionals to showcase their leadership and innovation in delivering exceptional guest experiences via the Vanithabhimani Initiative.


Recognizing the intersection of creativity and business, the Art category honors women who have made an impact in the sphere of art. Whether in visual arts, performing arts, or creative entrepreneurship, this competition is a canvas for women to showcase their artistic vision and business acumen.


In the realm of Sports, Vanithabhimana acknowledges the achievements of women who excel in athletics, coaching, and sports administration. This category not only celebrates athletic prowess but also highlights the business side of sports, fostering recognition for women driving change in the industry.


The Entrepreneurship category is subdivided into Micro Scale, Small Scale, and Upcoming, catering to the diverse spectrum of entrepreneurial ventures led by women. Vanithabhimana’s Entrepreneurship competition provides a launchpad for women entrepreneurs to showcase their business acumen, innovation, and potential for growth.

Opportunities for Corporate Ladies and Businesswomen


Participating in Vanithabhimana 2023 offers corporate ladies and businesswomen a unique opportunity to gain recognition and visibility on a national scale. The program’s extensive reach, including the mobile float and provincial-level competitions, ensures that their achievements are acknowledged throughout the country.

Recognition and Visibility:

Participating in Vanithabhimana 2023 offers corporate ladies and businesswomen a unique opportunity to gain recognition and visibility on a national scale. The program’s extensive reach, including the mobile float and provincial-level competitions, ensures that their achievements are acknowledged throughout the country.

Professional Development:

The corporate sector competition, with categories ranging from Human Resources to Entrepreneurship, provides a platform for participants to showcase their skills and expertise. Engaging in the competition fosters professional development, allowing women to refine their abilities in their respective fields.

Networking and Collaboration:

Vanithabhimana serves as a nexus for like-minded professionals, creating a space for networking and collaboration. Corporate ladies and businesswomen can connect with peers, mentors, and industry experts, fostering valuable relationships that extend beyond the duration of the program.

Elevating Business Ventures:

Entrepreneurial women, especially those in the micro, small, and upcoming scales, can leverage Vanithabhimana to elevate their business ventures. The competition provides a platform to showcase their entrepreneurial prowess, attract potential investors, and gain the support needed for business expansion.

Personal Growth and Empowerment:

Beyond the tangible benefits, participation in Vanithabhimana contributes to personal growth and empowerment. The journey of competing and collaborating instills confidence, resilience, and a sense of accomplishment, empowering women to break barriers in their careers and businesses.
Vanithabhimana 2023 recognizes women at multiple levels. This year, the provincial-level competition has been kicked off with five outstanding finalists selected from different categories such as Sports, Entrepreneurship (Micro Scale), Entrepreneurship (Small Scale), Entrepreneurship (Upcoming), Voluntary Services, Art, Education Services, and Young Leadership.

How to Participate in Vanithabhimana 2023

For corporate and professional women ready to embark on this transformative journey, applications for Vanithabhimana 2023 are now open. Simply fill out the application form and submit it to any NDB Branch or email it to [email protected].

Vanithabhimana Sinhala/Tamil application – Click to view/download

Vanithabhimana English application – Click to view/download

Sri Lanka Vanithabhimana 2023 – Corporate and Professional Sector Application Form

In conclusion, Vanithabhimana 2023 stands as a beacon of empowerment for corporate ladies, businesswomen, and entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka. As we celebrate the exceptional achievements of women across the nation, this program provides a stage for them to shine, connect, and propel their careers and businesses to new heights. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this transformative experience—submit your application today and pave the way for a brighter, empowered future.