Kavindya Thennakoon

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Kavindya Thennakoon is an anthropology and film studies major at Wellesley College with a focus on design anthropology and development. She works on civic entertainment research at the Center for Civic Media, MIT Media Lab. Besides her background in research, she also works within the local education space in Sri Lanka, designing innovative training pedagogies in taking critical thinking and creative problem solving into local schools that are off the grid.

Articles by Kavindya Thennakoon

Indian people gathered around a television-entertainment education

March 14, 2019
Seven ways to create entertainment with impact
Communicating a message through entertainment can be difficult, because you have to be careful not to preach to the audience, while keeping them engaged with the issue at hand.
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