Kalubowila, Palindi

Position 
Research Intern
Nationality 
Sri Lanka
At UNU-CRIS 
15/07/2022
Biographical Statement 

Palindi Kalubowila is a virtual intern at UNU-CRIS who holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Science from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. She is a DAAD scholar, reading for her Master of Sciences at UNU-EHS. Her masters is in geography of environmental risks and human security.

Prior to joining UNU-EHS, Palindi was a Business Operations Associate at the United Nations in Sri Lanka. She has previously worked for World Vision as a Programme Officer – Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs and as an Emergency Response Coordination Assistant for United Nations in Sri Lanka. She is interested in working on Disaster Risk Reduction and Humanitarian Response.

Palindi joined the City Responses to Climate Risk Project in February 2022 and worked under the supervision of UNU-EHS in her first five months. From July 2022 until September 2022, she will be supervised by Ine Lietaert at UNU-CRIS.