ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: A Social Entrepreneurs Guide to Building A Nation | Selyna Peiris | TEDxColombo

ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: A Social Entrepreneurs Guide to Building A Nation | Selyna Peiris | TEDxColombo

Here’s Great Tip: A Social Entrepreneurs Guide to Building A Nation | Selyna Peiris | TEDxColombo


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Selyna brings us the easy step guide to building a social business. She draws in from her experience from running one of the largest fair trade companies in Sri Lanka and works on empowering women across the country to stand on their own feet.

Selyna Peiris is an attorney-at-Law and currently holds the position of Director – Business Development at Selyn Handlooms; Sri Lanka’s only fair-trade guaranteed handloom company.

She has her LLB (Hons.) from the University of Hull and an LLM in International Business Law from University College London. She is also a post-graduate of International Relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria.

She has previously worked at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization both in Vienna and in Sri Lanka and currently also works as an freelance consultant for various government, non-governmental and international organizations in the area of social business development.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

12 Replies to “ENTREPRENEUR BIZ TIPS: A Social Entrepreneurs Guide to Building A Nation | Selyna Peiris | TEDxColombo”

  1. I am very happy to congratulate for you and your team. It is a very successful story timely needed to our country. I think you are a very good example for all our young generation. We need many social entrepreneurs like you. Wish you all the success in all your aspirations.

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