Geethika Mannaperuma is an IREX exchange fellow of the Community Solutions Program funded by the US Department of State. She is a legal practitioner in Sri Lanka and holds an LL. B from the University of London and LL. M from the Cardiff Metropolitan University. She has served as a public prosecutor at the Attorney General's Department in Sri Lanka. She is passionate about serving her community and has past work experience as a freelance project manager promoting empowerment for women, entrepreneurship, reproductive health, and human rights. She is a skilled traditional dancer, and in her free time, she likes to explore nature.