Dhakshy Sooriyakumaran Director, YLab
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 for professionals working with young people. Its mission is to build a new generation of professionals working with young people to rethink the world.
She 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.