A multi-award winning Global CEO, Keynote speaker and Leadership expert, specialized in diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and Innovation. 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 truly global. For her, success is about making an impact and empowering others to do the same. She is an Ambassador to the United States Presidential Service Center focusing on DEI training & advocacy programs. She is also the Media & Communications Advisor to The Royal Family Office, UAE.
She is a Certified Transformation coach, a SIX 'I's® Certified Innovation consultant, and Certified expert in Personal Agility. She is the former Country Director for a Tech Company and Communications Lead for a Fortune 100 company. In 2018, she transitioned from corporate to full-time entrepreneurship. In twelve months, she 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” and THE TOP 150 GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS by GCPIT, 2022.
Driving Innovation & Inclusion for Greater Impact
Senela's value proposition is her tenacity and heart-consciousness in what she delivers. Working with business individuals, global networks and corporate teams from different cultures and industries, to help them on their personal development journey, business solutioning and social impact makes her a sought-after C-level professional. Senela sits on various Boards in the for profit and non-profit sector with strong global collaborations and reach. This is a testament to the versatile experience and expertise she has in Brands & Marketing, Training & Development, Business Performance, Change Management, Innovation and Leadership.
She is also a Fortune 500 speaker on 'Women's Career Development', to inspire Emerging Leaders to step in to 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.
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 gender diversity in Decision-making tables and STEM.Listen to episodes
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.