Krystle Reid Wijesuriya

CCYDN Associate Executive Committee Member and Advisor Krystle is a diversity and inclusion specialist and Co-founded the Enable Lanka Foundation. The Foundation is also the Sri Lankan partner for the APAC Microsoft Enabler program, which provides online training in data engineering and programming, cloud computing, and application development to young people with disabilities. Krystle also serves as the youngest non-executive independent Director at a trusted NBFI in Sri Lanka. She is a Community Champion of the Global Shapers for Southern India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives chapters. Krystle became the first Sri Lankan to be honored with the “Commonwealth Young Person of the Year” award by Queen Elizabeth II in 2017. She was selected as one of the 50 young people to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. In 2023, she was named one of the Asia Society Next Generation Fellows and she is a fellow of the ChangemakerXchange initiative.