Nishadi is a sustainability and risk management professional with over 7 years of experience working with organisations such as UNDP and John Keells Holdings – the largest conglomerate in Sri Lanka. She is currently at MAS Holdings in Sri Lanka focusing on Women’s Advocacy & Corporate Social Responsibility. She is also a Local Pathways Fellow (2017), an initiative of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth and a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Nishadi received a prestigious Australia Awards Development Scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree in Sustainability at the University of Sydney. She is also an active member of the Sri Lanka Association of Australia Awards Alumni. Passionate about Education for Sustainability (EfS), she volunteers her time to conduct EfS related programs at local schools and universities.