Ms. Colinie Wickramarachchi

Ms. Colinie Wickramarachchi

Assistant Lecturer (SLIIT)

FACULTY OF BUSINESS | BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • Colinie Wickramaarachchi is an Assistant Lecturer attached to Business Management Department at SLIIT Business School, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka.
  • Prior to joining as an Assistant Lecturer, she worked as a Research Assistant to the AHEAD project on Persons with Visual Impairment and Blindness at SLIIT Business School, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Malabe, Sri Lanka from 2021/02/01 – 2022/02/01. Prior to that she has worked as a Finance Intern at Central Bank of Sri Lanka Under Bakertilly Edirisinghe and Company from 2018/11/1-2019/04/01. She has also worked as an Academic Cordinator and as an Assistant Tutor for English Elocution at International Institute of Music, Speech and Drama from 2017-2020.
Academic Qualifications
  • B.B.A Special (Honors) degree specialized in Business Management at SLIIT (First Class) – 2021
  • Executive Diploma in Human Resource Analytics (Distinction) at Chartered Institute of Personnel Management – 2021
Honors and Awards
  • Awarded with the Meritorious and Outstanding Academic Performance in the B.B.A Special (Honors) Degree specialized in the field of Business Management of SLIIT Business School 2021.
  • Recognized in the Deans List for four consecutive semesters from 2019-2020.
Interests
  • Disability
  • Persons with Visual Impairment and Blindness
  • Poverty
  • Employment
  • Education
Memberships
  • ‘Hot Water doesn’t Quench the Thirst! – Information Seeking Behaviour of Undergraduates with Visual Impairment and Blindness in Sri Lanka’
  • ‘Shrunken Petals of Service Flower: Snags of Banking Services for Customers with Visual Impairment and Blindness’
My Publications

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Wickramarachchi, C., Jayathilaka, R., Serasinghe, W., Kollure, L., Thisarani, T., Suraweera, T., & Thelijjagoda, S.   Relationship of Socio-economic and Demographic Characteristics of Persons with Visual Impairment and Blindness to their Levels of Vision: Evidence from two Geographical Areas in Sri Lanka  in Virtual Conference on Library and Information Science,  year 2021,      Sri Lanka Technological Campus,    2021/08/23,
  • Suraweera,T., Dewage, N., Wickramaarachchi. C., Gunawardana, M., Nanayakkara, T., and Yapa, N.   Academic Achievement of Persons with Visual Impairment and Blindness: Contributory Factors and Challenges – Evidence from Sri Lanka  in Virtual Conference on Library and Information Science,  year 2021,      Sri Lanka Technological Campus,    2021/08/23,
  • Suraweera, T., Wickramaarachchi. C., Ranasinghe, R.A.B.N., Jayarathna, I.G.N.H., and De Silva, W.P.P   Obstacles and Challenges for People with Visual Impairment and Blindness in Seeking Financial Services from Banking Sector  in SLIIT International Conference on Advancement in Sciences & Humanities,  year 2021,      Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,    Suraweera, T., Wickramaarachchi. C(Second author)., Ranasinghe, R.A.B.N., Jayarathna, I.G.N.H., and De Silva, W.P.P,
  • Suraweera,T., Dewage, N., Wickramaarachchi. C., Gunawardana, M., Nanayakkara, T., and Yapa, N.   Factors Affecting Academic Performance of People with Visual Disabilities in the Tertiary Sector  in SLIIT International Conference on Advancement in Sciences & Humanities,  year 2021,      Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology,    2021/12/04,
  • Wickramaarachchi. C., Suraweera, T., Jayathilaka R., and S. Thelijjagoda   An Operational Model of Managing Vocational Training for Persons with Visual Impairment and Blindness  in 14th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka,  year 2021,      General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University,    2021/09/10,

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