Kavitha Vijayarajholds a Post Graduate Diploma in Gender & Women’s Studies from University of Colombo. She also holds a BSc. (Hons) in Sociology from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London, and she is currently reading for her Masters in Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Colombo. She holds a diploma in Psychology from American College of Higher Education, Certificate 5 in Community Welfare Services form TAFE (Technical And Further Education, Sydney, Australia) and a diploma in A.M.I Montessori Teaching methods from Lorelle teacher training centre, Sri Lanka. She is currently the Manager of the End Child Poverty, Knowledge Centre which is based at Sarvodaya Institute of Higher Learning, Moratuwa. Her work at Sarvodaya Institute of Higher learning involves conducting community based programs on Child Wellbeing, Child empowerment, Child Protection and Interfaith work. She worked as a kindergarten teacher (Sydney, Australia), Montessori and Primary school teacher for the past 5 years at renowned International schools in Sri Lanka. Her passion for Child rights and Child development lead her to work for Sarvodaya Institute of Higher Learning. She has also represented Sri Lanka at the Model United Nations summit at Harvard University, Boston, 2008. Her key areas of academic and professional interests are in Child Wellbeing, Child rights, Child Protection, Early Childhood Development, Gender Equality and Feminist Studies.