Maneesha: Gem expert, woman, pioneer

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Jewellery Focus sits down with Maneesha, Sri Lanka’s first and only female gem merchant, to hear about her groundbreaking journey to the top, and the trials faced as a woman in the industry

This year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March brought renewed attention to issues of equality, women’s rights and the treatment of women across the globe. It has also been a time to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in every corner of the world, and in every field of work.

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