Krystle Reid Wijesuriya

Co-founder of Enable Lanka Foundation

Krystle Reid Wijesuriya is the Co-founder of Enable Lanka Foundation which works to dignify and reframe the value of young persons with disabilities in society. In 2019, she was selected as one of the 50 Young Global Shapers to attend the Annual Meeting of World Economic Forum in Davos and in 2021 was selected to participate in the Davos Agenda by the WEF. Krystle is a Fellow of ChangemakerXchange, which is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. In 2017 Krystle was named as the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She serves as a Community Champion for India South and Sri Lanka in Global Shapers community and co-chaired the first ever #ShapingDisability Summit organized by the Global Shapers in 2020. 

Krystle is currently studying for her M.Sc. in Applied Finance at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and her work has been featured in ‘I Am Inspired,’ a book published by two Sri Lankan authors, BBC, the House of Lords in London, Commonwealth articles, SBS Australia and various national newspapers and television channels. While engaged in her community impact work, by profession, she is a Strategic Planner and serves as the Managing Director of Remote Workforce, a BPO supplied centre.