Minoli de Soysa is a freelance editor and writer at the National Peace Council. She started her career as a reporter for two national English newspapers, the Sun and the Island.
She then joined the Reuters news agency as a Sri Lanka correspondent, where she covered political and economic issues as well as features and human interest stories. Before going overseas,Minoli worked for two years at the US embassy in Colombo as a political specialist. During her time abroad, she worked and volunteered with NGOs and organisations dealing with women’s and children’s issues. She also worked for two years as Asian Regional Communications Manager for Muslim Aid Sri Lanka. Minoli has an MA from New York University.