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Manahari Panditharatne

Manahari is currently on temporary leave from Emerge while conducting a fellowship with the Community Solutions Program, sponsored by the US Department of State. She has a bachelor’s degree of Arts from the University of Kelaniya. Before joining Emerge, she has worked in corporate social responsibility, with the U.S Embassy in Sri Lanka, and with the United Nations Population Fund. With the aim of continuing to work with and for communities and people, Manahari is currently pursuing a Masters in Development Practice from the University of Peradeniya. For her, Emerge is an opportunity to be a part of something truly transformative