Supipi Jayawardena is an advocate on humanitarian development and peacebuilding; has a passion for strategic fundraising; a francophone; and a Potterhead.
Supipi is Program Management and Business Development professional with 15 years experience in the Not-For-Profit Sector. She has worked with some of the leaders in the sector including; UNDP, GIZ (Germany), International Alert (United Kingdom), Care Australia and Australian Red Cross Society.
Supipi has served as a Visiting Faculty Member for Monash College, NCUK (Northern Consortium of the United Kingdom), World Women’s University and Institute of Politics on various topics including; International Relations, Globalisation and Peacebuilding. Supipi is also one of the founding directors of Institute of Politics: a school dedicated to support with professional knowledge and skills for budding politicians in Sri Lanka.
Supipi Jayawardena is a vibrant character in the public sphere. She is a proud alumni of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP): US Department of State’s premier professional exchange program.