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ABOUT WiLAT

Women in Logistics and Transport (WiLAT) Sri Lanka Forum is the Women’s Forum of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Sri Lanka. WiLAT Sri Lanka was inaugurated on 21 March 2013. It is one of the five pioneering fora in the WiLAT Global community.

STRUCTURE

Our Global Convenor, who sits at the CILT International Management Committee, is responsible for the growth and development of WiLAT Internationally and for coordinating our Annual Global Conference. Regional coordinators promote the interests of women in their region and encourage membership. Country groups work with and on behalf of women at local level, organising events, providing local support and networking opportunities, and representing women within the local CILT council.

VISION

Our vision is to be the most sought after for advocacy, professionalism and empowerment of women in Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport.

MISSION

OBJECTIVE

Our mission is to promote the status of women in Logistics and Transport, to bring together those who support talent and career development of women and to provide a support network and mentoring opportunities for women in the sector.
Promote and Encourage the art and science of Logistics and Transport among Women.

GOALS

  • Create awareness and enhance career opportunities for women in the industry.
  • Provide networking opportunities to share best practices.
  • Provide access to information sources in the sector to guide them on Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Train and mentor women in the industry to make a positive contribution.
  • Continuously develop and nurture a talent pipeline for the industry.
  • Drive change in industry through diversity.

OUR FRAMEWORK

THEMES

  • Awareness
  • Attraction
  • Progression
  • Retention
  • Mentorship
  • Empowerment
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship

LOGO

  • Birds are gregarious and most of them work in teams
  • Teamwork is the core value for success
  • To take the leadership in the industry
  • A sense of freedom or being flexible
  • Birds seem to be more feminine in their features and shape