Local entrepreneur Vidyani Hettigoda gives an inspirational speech at IWD 2022
DALLAS and COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – March 15, 2022 – On March 8, millions of people worldwide joined in celebrating International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, and SYNERGEN is proud to celebrate women’s accomplishments and rally for women’s equality.
The campaign theme for International Women’s Day 2022 is “Break the Bias.” Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it difficult for women to move ahead. Knowing that bias exists isn’t enough. Action is needed to level the playing field.
SYNERGEN champions the careers and growth of its female workers and is recognized as a Best Workplaces year-over-year. Listed as a Top 10 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka for Women in 2021, SYNERGEN Health not only raises awareness today on International Women’s Day but all year long.
SYNERGEN Health is proud to have a gender balance of 50% male to female, with women in the company holding 30% of managerial positions. These talented women hold key decisive roles within the organization, which continue to contribute to the company’s success.
This year’s International Women’s Day theme fits perfectly as our female colleagues are constantly forging innovation and inspiring other women to pursue goals without barrier,” said Teri Gatchel- Schmidt, VP Business Development and Consulting, SYNERGEN Health. “Whether it be deliberate or unconscious bias, the extraordinary women who work at SYNERGEN Health are thriving and actively breaking the bias every day.
Additionally, SYNERGEN Health’s Global Delivery Center in Colombo, Sri Lanka, celebrated International Women’s Day with an event featuring Vidyani Hettigoda, Director of Hettigoda Group of Companies. Hettigoda is a powerhouse in wellness tourism in Sri Lanka and abroad and a torchbearer for women’s empowerment and equality.
With more than 20 years of experience in leadership, Hettigoda is an entrepreneur and a director of the Hettigoda Industries Group in Sri Lanka, where she has played a significant role in expanding the credibility and appeal of Ayurveda. Hettigoda has represented numerous boards and councils of organizations that work to empower women, with various accolades spanning her 20-year career. Hettigoda inspired SYNERGEN Health’s female colleagues by sharing how she balanced her career, personal commitments, social responsibilities and kept herself determined to reach her dreams.
This was truly an amazing opportunity for all female team members to attend the live, interactive session, stated Pramila Rajapaksa, Assistant General Manager, HR,
As an equal opportunity employer with regards to compensation, career advancement, and leadership, SYNERGEN Health is proud to celebrate and highlight all women’s achievements, especially the women who are a critical part of our highly talented, innovative, and diverse team.
SYNERGEN Health is an equal opportunity employer regarding compensation, career advancement, and leadership. We are proud of our highly talented, innovative, and diverse team.
Founded in 2011, SYNERGEN Health is a pioneer in the technology and data-driven revenue cycle transformation for the U.S. health care industry. SYNERGEN Health provides complete revenue cycle services, advanced analytics, payment solutions, machine learning, robotic process automation, consulting services, and other software solutions. For more information, visit www.synergenhealth.com