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Florita Gunasekara

Program Officer

Council expert Florita Gunasekara

Florita Gunasekara joined the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in 2019 as the program officer for the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities. Prior to joining the Council, she worked for the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Volunteers Programme in Sri Lanka on disaster resilience, climate change adaptation, and sustainable development projects. Gunasekara has an MS in environmental science from American University and an MA in geography from University of Peradeniya.