Human Resource Forum

SLASSCOM HR forum brings together members who are subject experts and experienced practitioners in the IT & BPM industry. The forum uplifts the IT industry by creating various value added programs such as, events and publications to share ideas to improve organisational learning & knowledge, good practices, objective analysis and recommendations, peer learning and sharing experiences with other members who faces similar challenges, and engage in networking. We work closely with universities and academia to enable the graduates or future workforce to be more industry ready. Another focus area is to reverse or avoid the brain drain of the country. This forum makes a real difference to organisational performance and effectiveness.​

Objectives and initiatives

Objectives and initiatives. The Women Technopreneurs forum is connected to the SLASSCOM key target which is growing the IT/BPM industry to generate revenue of USD 5 billion in exports while creating 200,000 highly skilled workforce and facilitating 1,000 startups by 2025. To achieve these goals, SLASSCOM has ‘forums and accelerators’ which are sub-groups who will take up the hands-on efforts which will help us succeed delivering the required outcome. Specifically, In order to achieve the goal of 1,000 startups by 2025, there is a requirement to harness the potential of female tech entrepreneurs.

Impact to be created by the forum

Knowledge Sharing and Skill Development

HR forum provides a platform for professionals to learn from each other and stay updated on the latest industry trends and best practices. ​

Research and Data Insights

Conducting research and surveys to provide valuable data and insights, which can guide HR strategies and industry policies.

Policy Advocacy

Forum may engage in advocacy efforts to influence policies that are favorable to the industry, such as immigration policies, education partnerships, and labor regulations.

Community Building

Building a sense of community and shared purpose among HR professionals to lead a more cohesive and collaborative industry ecosystem.

Women Empowerment in Tech

Enhance women economic empowerment through technopreneurship & business leadership

Digital Gender Inclusion

Bridge the Digital Gender Divide (Include, Upskill & Innovate).


Sampath Jayasundara​
HR Forum Board Lead
CEO - hSenid Business Solutions & PeoplesHR
Thilanka Jayathilake​
HR Forum Lead
Vice President Human Resources​ - IFS
Eshini Samarasekera​
HR Forum Program Manager
SLASSCOM Corp Office​ Senior Executive - HR Forum​

Collaboration partners

In the spotlight...

Upcoming Events

Activities & Bulletin

SLASSCOM’s G2C Pilot Project Equips Final Year Students At KDU And NSBM With Crucial Interview Skills For Career Success
23 February 2023
SLASSCOM and International Finance Corporation Holds The Inaugural Women In Tech Conference 2023
23 February 2023
Women Technopreneurs