IMPACT 10x10x10 Programme Manager
Dinal leads the HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative, working with 10 Heads of State, 10 Global CEOs and 10 University Presidents; each of whom have made three commitments unique to their institutions towards the achievement of gender equality. Read more here.
Dinal has a solid foundation in project management working as a Management Consultant for Accenture for nearly 5 years. She quickly progressed at the top consulting firm working on large scale IT implementations with global clients, reporting up to CTO level, managing operations, testing and deployment.
Dinal is passionate about the use of technology having completed Web Design and Development at Birkbeck, University of London where she designed and coded her own photography website and a Masters in Computing from Manchester Metropolitan University where she further expanded on her coding skills and developed a game to help young children learn how to code. Upon completing her Masters, Dinal set up the Vanessa Clarke Foundation to encourage more women into technology. She ran monthly events engaging with the local community and businesses focusing on the actions that can be taken to achieve greater diversity in technology.
Born in Manchester, UK, Dinal also holds a BSc in International Business and French from Aston University.