Pri Ekanayake serves ICL as a Senior Associate. She brings her experience as an environmental educator and teacher to her role as a facilitator and trainer for the organization.
Pri works alongside Sarah Clark to support the Delaware River Watershed Initiative through strengthening collaborations and capacity building within the project. Before joining ICL, Pri worked at the DC Department of Energy and Environment where she managed a portfolio of environmental education grants. She has over 10 years of experience as an educator and trainer in academia and nonprofits, where she honed her talent for learner-centered design that emphasizes adult learning principles. Pri has worked as a facilitator, trainer, and coach in a variety of institutions ranging from The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, Florida Gulf Coast University, Heifer International, Population Education, and various public schools. She holds a MS in Natural Resources with a focus in Education from the University of Michigan and a BA in Biology and Anthropology from Rollins College.
Growing up between Sri Lanka and Florida, she developed a deep love for travel! Pri enjoys volunteering in her community garden, cooking, baking, petting every dog (and amenable cat) she sees, and exploring Rock Creek Park.