Sahana Fawzul, Effectiveness Intern

Bachelors in ICT, Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing)

Sahana joined Synergy Global as an Effectiveness Intern in 2020.
She is an international student from Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, currently pursuing her Master’s in Information Systems Professional Computing at Swinburne University of Technology, VIC, Australia.

Sahana graduated from Rajarata University, Sri Lanka with a Bachelor’s in Information & Communication Technology with a second class upper-division. Then, she moved to Australia as she is keen on learning new technologies which culminated in choosing a career as a Business Analyst.

She believes in: “Push yourself, as no one else is going to do it for you”.

She is a hard worker & brings her time management, organisation, conflict resolution & high-level customer service skills. Sahana has great communication skills which helped her organise & coordinate workshop & several events during her time at the University in Sri Lanka.

Following her graduation in 2017, Sahana began working as a University Instructor, teaching & mentoring her underclassmen. Her excellent performance & her Higher Diploma in Charted Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), rewarded her with a promotion to Lecturer (Temporary) until she resigned to pursue her higher education.

Currently Sahana is working as a casual team member at the hospitality industry for the past one year, which has improved her team working skills & confidence to work under pressure with even better communication.

She has undertaken units related to business process management which has improved her understanding that technology aligns with strategic management. She possesses excellent skills in MS Office & the basics of MySQL, C Progamming, HTML, CSS, OOP & image processing.

Sahana has a natural talent for leadership & has held several roles – she also helps others build their collaborative skills. She has delivered presentations in ceremonies & she has been a part of the organising teams at her school & university. This has helped her to be confident on the stage.
She is fluent in English, Sinhalese & Tamil (her native language).

The Key Professional Interests she is focusing on during her Effectiveness Internship are:

blackLearning new technologies such as open-source content management systems (WordPress) & improve existing skills
blackSupporting fellow team-mates in improving website & contributing to the SG Digital Transformation Project
blackImprove a greater sense of professionalism through Reflective Practise & Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
blackImproving awareness of the services provided by Synergy Global & offering input into organizational performance
blackDeveloping confidence in various transferable skills using SG Competency Framework, plus Leadership Behaviours
blackBe positive regarding the current Covid chanllenge & learn to give & take constructive feedback within the SG Team

Sahana & her family currently lives in Cranbourne-East, Melbourne. She enjoys reading novels, watching movies, cooking, & doing cross-stitch during her free time which helps her relax her mind & develops her creativity.

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