Discover how Young Australian of the Year ACT, Nip Wijewickrema, changed her sister’s life – and, as a result, her own via CityNews.
Nipuni Wijewickrema was a finalist for The Australian Women's Weekly Women of the Future Competition in 2015.
Listen on ABC Canberra to hear the story of how 22-year-old Canberran, Nipuni Wijewickrema, is making a difference one flower at a time.
Nip Wijewickrema tells The Australian Women's Weekly that “In ten years I’d love to be employing hundreds of people with special needs”.
A mother’s compassion is a very powerful thing. It can inspire many, especially her family. Read about Geetha Wijewickrema and how she co-founded GG's Flowers here.
HerCanberra asked Gayana Wijewickrema of GG's Flowers to be a special contributor and to share her journey of living a fulfilling life while working with special needs.
Geetha Wijewickrema, co-founder of GG's Flowers, shares her story with CIT and how the florist with a difference was born. Read about her journey with CIT, as a student and a graduate, here.
Nipuni Wijewickrema was named a Respect Champion as part of YWCA Canberra's Respect NOW Campaign. Nip has been recognised for her wonderful work with GG's Flowers which helps YWCA further their advocacy efforts, calling on the ACT Government to prioritise funding for primary prevention and early intervention programs, and to end violence against women.
ABC Canberra explores the journey of 22-year-old Nipuni Wijewickrema who started a blossoming business in her garden shed designed to create employment opportunities for people with special needs.
If you buy your flowers for Mother's Day here you will be changing people's lives while making mum smile. Win, win! Women's Weekly report the story behind the socially-sustainable florist, GG's Flowers.