Renu Warnasuriya is a program and strategic communications specialist focusing on education. She has conceptualized and designed awareness and training material that has been distributed widely in Sri Lanka. Renu is a World Bank consultant, working with the Education Global Practice and the Health, Nutrition, and Population Global Practice. She previously worked with the United Nations Development Programme in Sri Lanka and the United States Agency for International Development–funded Supporting Opportunities in Livelihoods Development (SOLID) project. She has been a consultant to several organizations, most recently, the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, the Sunera Foundation, and the Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust. She is also an award-winning journalist. Her recent publications include a research paper on integrating early childhood care and education in Sri Lanka. She holds a graduate degree in sustainable international development from Brandeis University. She is a Fulbright Scholar and winner of the Fulbright Master’s Award for Sri Lanka in 2011.