Shehani Perera

  • University of Cape Town, MA Public Health


Shehani is a qualified Social Worker and is interested in issues related to public mental health. She volunteers at Cape Mental Health and previously studied in New Zealand before pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Cape Town. Shehani has ambition to work for the United Nations, either for the UNDP, UNICEF or WHO, specifically within Africa. She wishes to advance public mental health systems and believes she has the skills and potential to become a leader in her field.