Deshani Gunathilake | Young Voices

Deshani Gunathilake

Washington, D.C.

English | Sinhala

Areas of interest:

Defense | Free Speech | Civil Liberties


Originally from Sri Lanka, Deshani graduated from Lynn University, FL, with a bachelor’s degree in political science. After moving to Washington, D.C., she worked as a research assistant and intern at The Institute of World Politics–a graduate school in statecraft and national security, and a social media manager at Good of All–a human rights nonprofit. Deshani’s interests include history, global affairs, and foreign policy, and she is an avid consumer of policy and politics.