Dilip Abayasekara

Dilip Abayasekara

Abayasekara speaks about public speaking, communication, teamwork, spiritual enrichment, and human behavioral styles.

Sunbury, Pennsylvania, United States • DAbayasekara@susumc.org


Dilip Abayasekara is a semi-retired professional speaker from Sunbury, Pennsylvania. His subject area expertise includes:

  • Communication
  • Human behavioral styles
  • Public speaking
  • Spiritual enrichment
  • Teamwork

Abayasekara delivers inspirational keynotes, seminars, and workshops to a few select clients, conventions, and conferences each year. His audiences include corporations, businesses, associations, and churches. He offers speech coaching for a limited number of individuals.


In his career, Abayasekara worked as an industrial scientist, college administrator, and college professor. He worked as an inspirational speaker, trainer, and coach for 24 years and served as a pastor for the last seven years.


An Accredited Speaker since 1996, Abayasekara earned his Ph.D. in organic and polymer chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary.


During the 2005-2006 program year, he served as the International President of Toastmasters. He was honored with a Presidential Citation from Toastmasters International and a lifetime achievement award from the Sri Lanka Foundation. He holds three chemical patents, authored the book The Path of the Genie: Your Journey to Your Heart's Desire, and co-authored the book, Public Speaking with Power, Passion, and Purpose. He is also a published poet.


For more information, contact him at dabayasekara@susumc.org