Priyanthi Daluwatte

Priyanthi Daluwatte

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Biography

Priyanthi Daluwatte is from Colombo, Sri Lanka. She works in the higher education sector in university administration and policy capacities, currently as a Senior Assistant Secretary to the University Grants Commission (a government organisation). She hold a degree in Biological Sciences and an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Colombo. Ms. Daluwatte has tutored in the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme for Diplo since 2007, after herself completing Diplo Foundations Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme in 2006. She also has work experience in the development field and in ICT4D projects bridging the digital divide. She works as a Volunteer in Sarvodaya Fusion, Sri Lanka. She was a speaker at the launch of telecentre.org in WSIS, Tunis (2005). She has participated in other conferences in ICT4D including GKP International Forum 2005 and 2006, eAsia 2007, and GK3 in 2007. She also coordinated activities for GKP South Asia Regional partnership in 2006-2007. Her interests are higher education policy, Internet governance, e-learning, research on ICT4D, and telecentre communities.