Nishani Samartunga joined PEaCE as a Project Officer in July 2018 with over 12 years of experience in the NGO sector. With her extensive experience in Child Protection, she brings to PEaCE her proficiency in raising awareness and project related materials. She has held multiple roles as a Programme Officer, Senior Child Protection Officer and Project Manager. She has equipped herself with a Political Science Special degree (Hon.) from the University of Colombo. Prior to joining PEaCE, she has worked with Humanity and Inclusion, Room to Read, Canadian Red Cross Societies, SEEDS (Gte) Ltd, Action Aid International and the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka.