A multi-award winning Global CEO, Keynote speaker and Leadership expert, specialized in diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and Innovation. Recognized among the top 150 GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS by GCPIT, 2022. She is the Founder & CEO of Women Empowered Global and the Founder of 1 Million Women in Power, as well as the Managing Director of Diverse, an innovation consulting company specialized in innovation strengths assessments and innovation coaching. Senela is also an Ambassador to the United States Presidential Service Center focusing on DEI training & advocacy programs. Her company network spans over 30 countries across 6 continents. 

Certified & experienced C-level expert in leadership development for Women in Corporate, STEM & Entrepreneurship. Former Country Director for Tech Company and Communications Lead for a Fortune 100 company. A SIX 'I's® Certified Innovation Global practitioner. In 2018, transitioned from corporate to entrepreneurship. In twelve months, scaled the company from a 2 member local team to a diverse & inclusive global team in Africa, Europe, South Asia & North America. Senela has been awarded with the "Global Women in Leadership Award 2022”. 

Creating Magnetic Personal Brands, Globally

Senela works with International clients from different cultural backgrounds and industries to teach them how to create a magnetic personal brand and fast-track their career applying the personal branding framework she developed, saving her clients from burnout and several years required to climb the ladder.

She is also a Fortune 500 speaker on 'Women's Career Development' topics, to help female executives step into a bigger leadership role

Senela was awarded the role of Country Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion under the G100: GROUP OF 100 GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS.


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As a Thought-leader and Leadership expert, Senela has contributed to significant Magazines around the world, including the Presidential Magazine by the USPSC with the White House

Senela has also appeared on TV & Radio talkshows, Podcasts and Magazines in USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, India and Sri Lanka - and has been interviewed for her impactful work as a Career Strategist for emerging leaders, Empowerment Coach and Visionary influencer for SDG5, as well as her contribution as a Startup advisor and mentor


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Global D.E.I Podcast Show

Women Empowered Global & 1 Million Women in Power, in partnership with the United States Presidential Service Center presents this D.E.I global podcast, from the perspective of Women & Men from different countries, cultures and professions.

Thought-provoking topics & conversations discussing the glass ceiling & how we can shatter it, as we aim to promote more women in leadership, Corporate, Entrepreneurship and STEM. 

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Vaneese Johnson, USA

Global Speaker, Author, Boldness Coach

Senela is a powerhouse of BOLD empowerment for emerging and existing leaders around the world. She is a revolutionary thought-leader who anticipates and creates resources and empowering initiatives to build global communities and the human potential of both entrepreneurs and corporate teams. Senela displays a lot of commitment to inspiring and building leaders around the world and gives us all an invitation to possibilities of who we can become! Thank you!

Alexander Evengroen, Cambodia

Success and Global Skills Coach, VP of Global Communications, Tedx Speaker

I have the very highest regard for Senela Jayasuriya as a person. She is simply the very best, sincerest and knowledgeable teacher and friend that one could have. Senela is inspiration personified! From coaching to seminars Senela 's wisdom magically works its way into the subconscious and gives you the well-needed kick up the A to get you going into a better, more positive life. A winner who breeds armies of winners. I'm humbled to have Senela as a friend, co-visionary and connection.

Dr. Haidi B. , Australia

Founder of Future STEAMpreneur, Board Director of WomenH2H

Senela is a professional leader, a motivational woman and very passionate about helping others in creating success. She helps women leaders in finding their true and authentic leadership skills and discover their best leadership qualities to the next level. Congratulations on all your achievements and accomplishments. Thank you for dedication and outstanding compassion. It has been a pleasure to recommend. From success to success. Senela is an authentic Leadership Guru.

Eunice Onwurah, Nigeria

CEO & Co-founder at SAHEE PROJECT

Senela is a Visionary, a muti-talanted Consultant and a founder & CEO -WEG/President - AWLF. she is also the GGA Global trainer which I was one of the participants "Leadership Skills for high performance online course. As a Coach and a mentor. She clearly and succinctly explain to her mentees everything from organizational goals to specific tasks, bringing in effective leadership behaviors and skills. I am glad to come in contact with such brilliant and amiable personality.

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