Senela is an award-winning Global CEO, Keynote speaker, Author and Leadership expert working with Leaders, Executives and Startup Founders to build high-performance teams for next-level growth and intercultural competence. 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, providing innovation strengths assessments and innovation coaching.

She is the recipient of the “Exceptional Women of Excellence” award by the Women Economic Forum and also the recipient of the “Women Icons Asia Award”, among other accoldes. Senela is an Ambassador to the United States Presidential Service Center, and 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 Systems. She is the former Country Director for a Tech Company and Communications Lead for a Fortune 100 company. Senela has been awarded with the "Global Women in Leadership Award 2022” and has been recognized among THE TOP 150 GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS by GCPIT, 2022.

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Making impact, globally

Senela has been invited as a global Keynote speaker and panelist to numerous local and international events and summits to share her expertise and insights on Leadership development, Future of Work, DEI, Purpose-driven innovation and going global. Senela is also a Judge, Speaker & Mentor at various local and international startup events and incubator programs . She has been featured and interviewed in magazines, podcasts, radio, television and thought-leadership panels in the USA, UK, Norway, Germany, Africa, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and more.

Senela was awarded the role of Country Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion under the G100: Global Leaders Network.


“Helping Clients with High-Performance for a Higher Purpose"



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Initiatives by Senela

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. 

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Yolanda E. (Conley) Shields, United States

Founder Chief Global Strategist (Author Speaker), Global Business Advisor - HR (DEI)- Leadership Coach, and Professor of Entrepreneurship. 

It is my pleasure to recommend Senela Jayasuriya, speaker, entrepreneur, and global empowerment coach and trainer. When she shares, she speaks with clarity and assists those who are listening to move to their next level. All the work we have done together has been done with excellence and at the highest level of professionalism. She genuinely cares for people and is highly knowledgeable and experienced in the area of leadership, STEM, and business. I would definitely recommend her to anyone considering her services or inviting her as a speaker for your event. 

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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