Scientific Officer at the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF),
Ms Thilinakumari Kandanamulla is working as a Scientific Officer at the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF), which the premier science funding agency of the country. She is a co-coordinator of the NSF Steering Committee on Gender in STEM and is involved in coordinating the NSF study on Gender aspects of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines of Sri Lanka. She represents her institution and the Asia Pacific Region at the Gender Working Group (GWG) of the Global Research Council (GRC) since 2018. She also coordinates the activities of the NSF Working Committee on International Liaison and the work related to Bilateral Scientific Cooperation.