If you are a victim, don’t suffer in silence. SPEAK UP.If you witness sexual harassment, don’t look away. INTERVENE.If you want to make a difference, start now. BE THE CHANGE. As part of the ‘Cheer Up Luv’ initiative by the UK photographer, Eliza Hatch, the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) together with the Colombo Municipal Council, Ministry of Women and Child Affairs, and the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation delivered the ‘Does She Travel Safe?’ exhibition from the 2nd of March to the 8th of March 2019 at the Colombo Town Hall Grounds. The public installation was delivered by the Rotaract Club of AOD, and our...
A Graduate of Design Foundation and the Interior Design Degree programme at AOD, Theji Ekanayake hails from Mahamaya Girls’ College in Kandy, where AOD just opened their latest education centre. Theji’s introduction to Interior Design came about on a turn of events that she considers quite accidental. Her initial goal was to follow in her mother’s footsteps, who was a doctor who later became a lecturer at the Peradeniya Medical Faculty. ‘Life has a way of being unpredictable, so during my advanced level exam I had to stop my studies for a while, my aunt who’s an architect and knew...
Embassy of Germany backs AOD’s International Fashion Prodigy, Amesh Wijesekera for Berlin Fashion Week
Amesh Wijesekera represents Sri Lanka at Mercedes-Benz, Berlin Fashion Week 2019, strengthening German-Sri Lankan design collaboration spearheaded by AOD and DIMO A powerful international collaboration between Sri Lanka and Germany was initiated by AOD in the recent past through creatively fueled ventures backed by the German Embassy of Sri Lanka. As a part of this international relation and its potential to collaborate and share new opportunities with local businesses and talent, AOD’s international award-winning alumni Amesh Wijesekera has been nominated to showcase at Berlin Fashion Week in January 2019. AOD, a dynamic nucleus for design and innovation, has spearheaded many fruitful...
Video highlight by Thijs Adriaans, of the Knowledge exchange roundtable on design and innovation held at Sri Lanka Design Festival. The discussion took place between design experts across industries, Dutch delegation hosted by Embassy of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka & Maldives, young design talent and innovation leaders. #aod #innovationisland #srilanka #sldf