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.
Woman Technopreneurs Forum, is an initiative by SLASSCOM to create this positive change across the tech ecosystem in Sri Lanka, to support, promote and grow women Technopreneurs, Startups & businesses with majority or equal shareholding or CxO Level, involvement by women with the potential to generate additional export revenue into the country.
The forum will work in close collaboration with the rest of the forums and CoEs as well as partner with likeminded external chambers, trade associations and organizations to leverage on resources, knowledge and expertise