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Nirosha Welgama
Freelance Consultant , International Non- Profit sector
Colombo, Sri Lanka
A professional in the Development sector specializing in gender and development, results based management and non-profit project management.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Programme Officer - The Colombo Plan for Regional Cooperation - Based in Head Quarter in Colombo with travel to Afghanistan country office and member states

Project Development Officer - United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Based in Colombo covering Sri Lanka and Maldives

Consultant Project Management Officer - Grant Assistance to Grassroots Human Securities Project, Sri Lanka and Maldives - Embassy of Japan for Sri Lanka and Maldives

National Programme Analyst - Gender (NOB) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Colombo, Sri Lanka

Project Manager - Youth Communication and advocacy - CARE International, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Program Officer - Gender Equality and Community Health - World University Service of Canada, Sri Lanka

Trainer in Gender and Inclusion – for ADRA Asia staff including Asia region country offices - International online Training – 2020

Trainer in Results Based Management – for ADRA Sri Lanka staff - January 2018
Master of Development Practice – 2016
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Affiliated to the Global Master of Development Practice (MDP)

Master of Science in Organizational Management – 2011
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka - 2008
Major in Agricultural Extension

Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomacy and World Affairs – 2019 - Merit
Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI), Colombo, Sri Lanka

Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers
Oct 2019 - Apr 2020 - Royal Tropical Institute of Netherlands and UNWOMEN Training Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Affiliations and Achievements:

Member – Global Master of Development Practice

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Sinhala, Tamil
    Sri Lanka
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