She is an economist with a master's degree in Business administration. As Managing Director of the Business Management Bureau Lanka, she works directly with the business community, especially influencing women in rural villages to develop the ability to earn additional incomes through small business development. She would like to focus her Humphrey program to further her knowledge of chamber of commerce and development and het exposure to a more advanced business community. She expects to develop networks with similar International Chambers of Commerce to exchange resources and share experiences. This will help her in her efforts to further develop the businesses community of Sri Lanka, especially in relation to women in business.