Since Dil moved to Ireland she has volunteered as she found it a great way to meet new people, integrate, understand Irish culture and most importantly give back to the country that opened its doors to her!
Mental Health Ambassador
Mental health is a topic that Dil will talk about to anyone that will listen to her as a broadcaster, trainer and as someone who has a lived experience of struggling with her mental health. Through her work, Dil hopes to raise awareness about mental health as a human rights issue here in Ireland and break down stigma one conversation at a time.
VSO Ireland – Former Board Member
- VSO is the world’s leading independent, international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries.
AkiDwA – Former Board Member
- AkiDwA is a voluntary, non-governmental organisation and a representative body for all African women living in Ireland irrespective of their national/ethnic background, tradition /religious beliefs, socio-economic, or legal status.
- Thanks to the efforts of all involved and the goodwill of the Irish people, the Irish Sri Lanka Trust Fund managed to raise over € 4.2 million to help the survivors of the South Asian Tsunami.
GLUE – Gay & Lesbian Union Eire – Founder & Co-Chair
- Established in 2003, GLUE was an independent group promoting equal partnership rights for LGBTQ partnerships through awareness and advocacy. Glue offered support and information for same sex couples which comprised of Irish and Non-Irish nationals struggling with immigration difficulties. GLUE made submissions to the All-Party Oireachtas Committee on the Constitution. Subsequently, GLUE passed on all its findings to the Immigrant Council of Ireland and GLEN.