Senel Wanniarachchi leads Hashtag Generation, an organisation led by a group of young tech-savvy Sri Lankans, working towards building a society where everyone has the skills, information and tools to be active participants in making the decisions that affect their communities, technologies and bodies.
Senel Wanniarachchi is currently pursuing a PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also sits on the board of the Innovation for Change South Asia Hub which is a collective of organizations and human rights defenders working together to preserve the civic space in South Asia.
Senel Wanniarachchi holds an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science which he followed on a Chevening Scholarship and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Colombo.