Crafting Impact

SLDF holds a special place in creating impact at grassroot level with Sri Lankan artisans and it’s always been a one of a kind relationship, filled with immense love and dedication to craft. It is preserving the cultural heritage of local artisans by empowering them through design. 


Be a part of the conversations with the nation’s renowned change makers with a history of creating impact in craft hosted by AOD's Design For Sustainable Development Foundation Honorary Chair Victoria Walker, it promises a unique narration of Sri Lankan Craft & the new world.

Hosted by*

Victoria Walker

Honorary President of DFSD

Don’t miss out Sri Lanka’s pioneering Craft week and its beautiful narration featuring key impact makers in the Sri Lanka craft sector.

Craft Impact: Day 1

15 Jan, 10:00 - 10:45 GMT+5:30

Online Event


Selyna Pieris

Selyna Pieris, Director of Business Development of Selyn

Vikum Rajapakse

Co-founder and Managing Director of Kantala

Craft Impact: Day 2

16 Jan, 10:00 - 10:45 GMT+5:30

Online Event


Dharshi Keerthisena

CEO, Creative Director - Buddhi Batiks

Barbara Sansoni

Founder, Barefoot

Craft Impact: Day 3

17 Jan, 10:00 - 10:45 GMT+5:30

Online Event


Shilanthi Abayagunawardana

Senior Textile Designer,  FMLK

Ishara Wijemanne

General Manager, Urban Island

Nimna Wickramasinghe

Designer, IC Collection


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No. 477, R. A. De Mel Mawatha,

Colombo 04. Sri Lanka

Call: +94 (77) 572 7772



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