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Seuwandi Wickramasinghe
Senior Research Officer, Work and Economic Security

Seuwandi Wickramasinghe is currently a Senior Research Officer in the Work and Economic Security team, having previously worked in the Inclusive Ageing team.

Seuwandi joined the RPC in 2013 and has a Masters in International Studies from the University of Sydney.

She has worked for the Federal MP for Melbourne, Adam Bandt, liaising with constituents and as a Refugee Caseworker at Amnesty International Australia in Sydney.


She was previously an Assistant Researcher for the Law & Society Trust in Colombo, where she examined the performance of the judiciary in relation to cases on human rights in Sri Lanka.

Seuwandi also worked in a voluntary capacity in the Brotherhood’s Ecumenical Migration Centre during 2011–12.

Contact: swickramasinghe(at)bsl.org.au


Research interests

  • Application of social capital
  • Social network analysis
  • Women and economic security

Affiliations/associations

  • Australian Association of Gerontology
  • Emerging Researchers in Ageing network

       

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