Rebecca Dharmapalan is a Tamil Sri Lankan artist, filmmaker and musician. She is currently a MA of Human Rights Law candidate at SOAS University of London.
As a 22 year old artist and sociology graduate from University of California Berkeley, Dharmapalan's passion lies in human rights and justice for underrepresented and marginalized groups. From her TEDxTalk discussing the epidemic of child sex trafficking in the United States, to speaking up when voices are silenced, Dharmapalan's dedication to uplifting those around her speaks truth to her dedication to her community.
Dharmapalan is a Glamour College Woman of the Year 2017, a winner of Teen Vogue's 21 Under 21, and an OZY Genius Award winner 2018. She is currently producing her first feature length film on Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees that the survived recent genocide in her motherland.