Dhakshy Sooriyakumaran

YLab Director @ Foundation for Young Australians

Dhakshy is a Director of YLab, a new social enterprise being incubated by the Foundation for Young Australians. YLab is a global youth-led social solutions incubator and education provider. Its mission is to build a global network of young people and institutions taking on the biggest challenges of our time.
Dhakshy is a social entrepreneur, recovering civil engineer, management consultant and yoga teacher. She has led the design of large scale programs for young people such as $20 Boss and specialises in the development of social impact strategy and impact measurement frameworks.
Dhakshy has worked across public, private and not-for-profit sectors for a range of organisations including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) in Fiji, Net Balance, Small Giants, Sinclair Knight Merz (now Jacobs). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Arts from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact from Melbourne Business School.