Dishani Jayaweera M.A. LL.B

Dishani Jayaweera M.A. LL.B (Sri Lanka) is co-founder of the Centre for Peacebuilding and Reconciliation, having dedicated over 16 years of her life to promoting dialogue and understanding among the diverse ethnic communities in Sri Lanka. The Centre has just been awarded the Niwano Peace Prize for their work with religious clergy, women and youth since 2002, and Dishani was awarded the Peacemaker in Action award by Tanenbaum network in 2012. Member of 12 member Global Advisory Council , Alliance for Peace,USA. In 2015 she co-founded “Woman” to create space for women to interpret, imagine, design and to create.