Project FIFTY FIFTY is a project organised by the Rotaract Club of Excellence in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of Achievers Lanka Business School to highlight the importance of gender equality within our society. This project happened virtually, via Zoom, and was streamed live from both clubs’ Facebook accounts.
Speakers for the evening were,
The event was held successfully on August 25th, 2021, from 7.30 pm onwards. Registrations were open from the 8th to the 25th of August and closed at 5:30 pm, two hours prior to the commencement of the event. The Zoom webinar, as well as the Facebook live, drew over 500 international and local participants.
FIFTY FIFTY CHALLENGE,
We organized a contest among our audience members in which they had to send in a photo of themselves making the gender equality hand gesture. We provided the participants a Google form to fill out, and they had to upload a picture with the necessary information. The photo that was uploaded to this form was posted on our Instagram account on the 21st at 8 p.m. The picture with the most likes received a cash prize worth LKR 5000.
The requirements for participating in the challenge are listed below.
Winner was announced at the end of the event.