Visiting Academics

On the 19th of July, the University of Kelaniya was visited by researchers who are interested in exploring the education, employment, and rehabilitation experiences of women with disabilities in Sri Lanka. Dr. Abigail Akande, an Assistant Professor from the Pennsylvania State University – Abington College (U.S.A.) and Ms. Puvaneswary Ponniah of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) – Sri Lanka interviewed staff and students regarding their perspectives. Their visit was facilitated by the Coordinating Centre for Students with Disabilities (CCSD). Dr. Akande and staff of the CCSD also hope to collaborate in cross-cultural learning opportunities with their students in the future.

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