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Kishoth Navaretnarajah

DreamSpace Academy

Kishoth Navaretnarajah is the Co-Founder and Director of DreamSpace Academy, Sri Lanka. As an independent researcher he has research experience in different areas: Water, Climate Change and DRR, Peace-building, and VisAbility. He won many national and international awards for his excellence in Community Resilience; among them the National Award at the Stockholm Junior Water Prize Sri Lanka 2013, Excellence in Dilmah Eco-Innovation Award, Sahasak Nimavum 2015 RunnerUp, Speaker at the WaterSmart Innovations, Nevada 2016, and the Gold award of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. In addition, he received a scholarship by the Swedish Institute for the Young Connectors of Future 2018. Kishoth, as a community builder, creates mechanisms to foster social change and influence future development through Social Innovation. With a background in peace-building, community development, and research, he works passionately for sustainable social impact.

DreamSpace Academy has been crowned the Science Engagement Breakthrough of the Year 2019.

Meet the Falling Walls Engage judges! Our distinguished jury consists of eminent experts and representatives of science institutions from a variety of fields. At the Falling Walls Engage pitch event in Berlin, the judges are charged with the task of selecting the ‘Falling Walls Science Engagement of the Year’.

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