Senela Jayasuriya-Abeynaike is the Founder & CEO of Women Empowered Global. She is a Transformation specialist, Leadership trainer and an Executive coach and has held many positions in leadership and strategy both in the corporate sector as well as in the service and advocacy domain. She is a Director at the McQuire Group of Companies and has trained teams for some of the biggest multinational and public listed companies in the country. Senela has always been an avid believer that women can make a unique social and economic impact and contribution to society and the world. Through her longtime dream Women Empowered®, she offers specially designed leadership grooming courses and services for women of all ages, in order to facilitate women to rise to board positions and positions of influence, where they can make a bigger and more meaningful impact for self, the business and society.
Senela received the prestigious WEF17 Award of “Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All” at the Annual Women Economic Forum 2017. Senela was appointed as an Advisory Executive Council Member and session lead speaker and made a special address under the AEC plenary “Understanding the Century of Social Media and Personal Branding”. Her expertise are in Business, Marketing & Brand Communications, Strategy, Presentation & Public speaking, Personal branding & personality development, Executive coaching and Customer Service. Her greatest pride is that she is a mother to a beautiful six year old daughter. Senela has many versatile leisure interests and enjoys travelling, music and photography which she explores during her spare time.