Kaushalya Ariyadasa Breaking the Stereotypes in Female Professions

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Words : Mandulee Mendis
Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya

who she was
and the game
- Lalah Deliah

In a society which stereotypes women in every possible sphere, especially when it comes to career, it is relieving to find women breaking typical stereotypes and reaching their dreams in style. Lanka Woman takes pride in featuring one such woman, Kaushalya Ariyadasa, as the cover story this month. Kaushalya Aridasa is a talented racer and she’s one of the very few females in the field. She has shown her colours across years and is a strong inspiration for all Sri Lankan women who have the desire to follow their dreams irrespective of what the society portrays as women’s ideal careers. It is people like her, who make being a woman, a pride. Through her choices and her life, she has proven that gender is not a matter of concern when it comes to passions and dreams, it is simply going for what you want in life.

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