Deshani Gunathilake

Academic Talent Development Coordinator

Deshani joins IHS as Academic Talent Development Coordinator through the 2017 Koch Associate Program. Originally from Sri Lanka, she graduated from Lynn University, FL, with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minor in international business management. Before joining IHS, Deshani worked at Good of All, a human rights nonprofit, where she was a social media coordinator and internship manager. She also interned at The Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C., and the District Office of Congressman Ted Deutch in Boca Raton, FL. Deshani’s appreciation for classical liberal ideas grew inside and outside of the classroom, since her studies in sunny England.