Tehani Chandrasena wins prestigious Zonta award Source:Island Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to honour young women of age 16 to 19 who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government, and volunteer organizations. Tehani Chandrasena was the nominee from Zonta Club II of Colombo who was then selected as the winner of the YWPA District 25 Award competing with nominees from India, Bangladesh and Nepal. This year, from the 32 exceptional candidates from all the Districts of Zonta for the 10 International awards, Tehani is the only winner from Asia amongst 9 young women from the US, Canada, Italy and Australia. “We the Zonta Club of Colombo II are pleased that our Nominee Tehani Chandrasena has been recognized as one these 10 outstanding young women” said Manthri ...

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