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The Women in Chemistry Committee (WCC) – Sri Lanka

WCC, is a collection of great women Chemists in Sri Lanka under the unique and strong umbrella of chemistry in the country, named College of Chemical Sciences (CCS) & The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChemC).

It includes a Group of Veteran Chemists produced by various State of the Art Universities in Sri Lanka and abroad, who are qualified and experienced in the Chemistry World. The individuals are titled as Professors and Doctors in Chemistry. The lady professionals working in WCC are great contributors in the field of chemistry as academics and researchers.

For the Council year 2019/2020 a new committee comprised of 11 Lady Chemists have been appointed and will be working together for another 1 year.

The objective of WCC is to prioritize the active participation by lady chemists in the field of harmless chemistry.

Committee consists of the following members.

Prof. Priyani Paranagama

Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake

Prof. Sriyanthie Deraniyagala

Prof. Lakshmi Arambewela

Prof. Janitha Liyanage

Prof. S. S. Iqbal

Dr. Chaynika Padumasa

Dr. Ireshika de Silva

Dr. Dinusha Udukala

Dr. Medha Gunarathna

Dr. Gobika Thiripuranathar