Roshayne Mendis is a Master’s student at the Environmental Policy Institute at Grenfell Campus. She also works as a Research Assistant at Grenfell Campus. Last summer she successfully completed her internship with CPAWS (Canadian Parks and Wilderness) as a Community Engagement Associate. Her research interests are around understanding perceptions of communities and their engagement levels among cross sector stakeholders within their communities, along with their attachment to the environment.
Prior to being a student at Grenfell Campus, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Marketing in Sri Lanka and also have completed her Masters in Business Administration from University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka. She has knowledge in diversified fields and her community engagement model could also be utilized in business, government, social or environmental contexts.