Shani Weerakoon

2009 Mentor

Shani Weerakoon is a new mentor with InnoWorks this year. He is a rising junior at Penn studying Biology. He plans to pursue a career in medicine and health care policy. Shani has experience working with West Philadelphia students. He has been a tutor for the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project that past two years and was selected to the Executive Board for the upcoming year.

Shani is a member of the Menís Club Tennis team and Penn-4-UNICEF. He also volunteers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

In his free time, Shani enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, hanging out with his friends, and obsessively rooting for the Washington Redskins.

InnoWorks is a Winner of the 2007 BRICK Awards