Strength and intelligence has no gender. Let’s create opportunities for all.

The impacts of crises and other challenges are gender-neutral and COVID-19 is no exception. In times of upheaval, leadership at all levels must protect the interests of all stakeholders and not just their company’s. Today, we see a lot of highly educated women with incredible potential who set out to move up in their careers. The main issue they face is striking a balance between the personal and professional lives. Here we need to support them, the next generation of women leaders, by establishing and strengthening systematic support, at work and at home as well. Sometimes it may take a little longer but it doesn’t matter. It’s not a race to the top; it’s a marathon. Ultimately, what matters is how well you have lived, how well you have enjoyed your life, and your time with your loved ones. Happy Women’s Day 2022! – Hayleys PLC Executive Director and Hayleys Agriculture Holdings Ltd. Managing Director Jayanthi Dharmasena.