SPRING & SUMMER
Shyamalie Wijegunawardena of Spring & Summer awarded at the 10th Edition of the ‘Top 50 Professional & Career Women Awards for Sri Lanka and Maldives 2020’.
Colombo, Sri Lanka – January 2021 – Co-Founder, Spring & Summer – Mrs. Shyamalie Wijegunawardena was recently recognised at the 10th Edition of the “Top 50 Professional & Career Women Awards for Sri Lanka and Maldives 2020”, as the recip
ient of the Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur (Large) Award on January 26, 2021 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.
Organised by Women in Management (WIM) in partnership with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the Government of Australia, the event celebrates the achievements of remarkable women who inspire those around them – whilst taking into account their astounding achievements throughout their careers, businesses and everyday lives.
Mrs. Shyamalie Wijegunawardena, Co-Founder, Spring & Summer Fashion Collection (Pvt) Ltd – noted on the recent award, “I am humbled to stand amongst my fellow females who exceed expectations and to be recognised for the hard work. I accept this award on behalf of the Spring & Summer family who have portrayed ingenuity and prowess over the past 25 years and our loyal customers for a successful journey. I wish all the career women – who work tirelessly to uplift this nation, the best of luck for their future endeavours”
The annual event is an uplifting and emotional award ceremony where women are celebrated equally in one room.
Spring & Summer was founded in 1995 by Daya & Shyamalie Wijegunawardena. The clothing brand, at present, has six  major outlets in Wattala, Nugegoda, Maharagama, Panadura, Colpetty, Bambalapitiya and is available via an online store, with delivery island-wide. As one of Sri Lanka’s leading retail brands, Spring & Summer has 85% of its products designed and manufactured locally.