On Top of the World: Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala’s journey to the Highest point on Earth

Illustration by Danushri Welikala- danushri.welikala@gmail.com
  1. #She Takes on the World — Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala, Cosmopolitan Sri Lanka, 6 August 2019, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbzcf_ben5E
  2. Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala, Women Talk SL, https://womentalksl.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/jayanthi-kuru-utumpala/
  3. She’s the First Sri Lankan (Woman) to Climb Mt. Everest, RobbReport, 10th July 2019, https://robbreport.com/muse/thought-leaders/jayanthi-kuru-utumpala-first-sri-lankan-woman-to-climb-everest-2857624/
  4. After Everest: can mountaineering tackle gender myths in Sri Lanka, openDemocracy, 29th June 2017, https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/everest-gender-stereotypes-sri-lanka/
  5. Down the Mountain: the year that followed Everest, for Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala and Johann Pieris, Adda, Commonwealth Writers, 19 May 2017.



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Everystory Sri Lanka

Everystory Sri Lanka (formed in 2018) is a collective of young Sri Lankan feminists identifying as a storytelling collective.