Glocal Teen Hero Sri Lanka
Glocal Teen Hero
Glocal Teen Hero is a platform that is exclusively for the teenagers that recognize their initiation, creativity and enthusiasm so as to empower them. It is a fully funded program exclusively for Sri Lankan Teenagers. It is an initiation of Glocal Pvt. Ltd. Nepal, a business enterprise working in the areas of education, entrepreneurship and skilling. It is an award night dedicated to the passionate and innovative teenagers who are also working to create a ripple effect in the society besides academics.
The overall purpose of this program is to motivate and encourage teenagers to step out of their comfort zone, be creative and nurture entrepreneurial thinking. It also acts out as a great platform for them to network with delegates from various industries in Sri Lanka.
It is an opportunity of life time, not only to the winner, but all the applicants, finalists and other teenagers to develop themselves through networking, collaboration and pooling of opportunities.
Mr. Bradley Emerson
Executive Director | Chief Executive Officer
IIHE (Imperial Institute of Higher Education)
Mr. Rahul Chaudhary
Managing Director & CEO
CG Corp Global & CG Hospitality Holdings Nepal
Mrs. Lakshika Pathirana
Senior School Teacher
National School | Ministry of Education
Mrs. Samindini Kulathunga
Prof. Dr. Lasantha Wijesinghe
Professor & Chairman
Inspector Lanka Pvt. Ltd.
Top 6 Finalists
Glocal Teen Hero Sri Lanka 2022
The Winner for the Glocal Teen Hero Sri Lanka for the Year 2022 is Mr. Risanga Dinsara Bandara Abeygunasekara. He is a 17 years old Activist from Kandy, Sri Lanka.
He is an entrepreneur, an innovator, an artist, an activist, a problem solver, and an influencer. He is interested in social work and cinematography to bring those two together to build a more impactful industry in entertaining as well as serving the community.
He designed a program to increase awareness about disability in a community where he has brought together about 50+ differently-abled youth and people from different professions to learn through observation, interaction, and empathy. He also build a team from countries representing India, Egypt, Sri Lanka, and Germany, and was the project head where he and the team designed a device for deaf-blind people to access quality education and communication.
The Glocal Teen Hero platform gives recognition nationwide and the connection to increase productivity and engagement.
Networking includes the exchange of ideas and the space for opportunities. The Glocal Teen Hero platform builds the relationship, the virtuous circle that benefits career development.
Growth is all about self-improvement and the enhancement of life skills. The Glocal Teen Hero Platform focuses on the Growth of Teenagers promoting the Growth Mindset.
This platform provides the space and connection between like-minded and also around alumni to have higher retention.
The Glocal Teen Hero platform gives huge exposure and recognition from newspapers to websites. The visibility of teens and their work is our main goal.