eZ Cash organized an event titled FreelancerSL 2.0 at Dialog auditorium on 23rd October 2016. The aim of this event was to educate the local freelancers about the opportunities on freelancing and on how to get in to online freelancing.
LIRNEasia’s shared key findings of the nationally representative survey conducted among 16-40 year olds on the level of awareness of online freelancing and willingness to involve in online freelancing. In addition, we highlighted the opportunities available for freelancers and the challenges online freelancers face in Sri Lanka. LIRNEasia estimates, there would be 22,000 online freelancers in Sri Lanka who are engaged either part time or full time and bring significant foreign income into the country.
The slides of presentation made at FreelancerSL 2.0 can be downloaded from here.
Image source : eZ Cash – FB page
The event also included sharing experiences by well-established freelancers known in the community, Q&A session & followed by a networking session.