Sewwandhi Chandrasekara obtained B.Sc. Agriculture at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2007 with the specialization of Agricultural Engineering. She completed her M. Phil in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the same University in 2011. She worked as a FECT Coordinator for Masters in Development Practice which is 2 year masters course carried out by Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya. She also undertook worked as a research scientist in the areas of Agricultural Engineering, Integrated Water Resources Management, Water Policies and Climate Change.