Anushka Fernando-Goonetilleke started singing with the Holy Family Convent choir in 2000 and eventually joined Soul Sounds as a full time member in 2009. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree, with Honors in Sociology, from Mount Holyoke College and has a Master of Education degree from Harvard University. In 2008, she was a PepsiCo Scholar at the Summer Institute of General Management (SIGM) at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She spent the summer of 2011 as a S.U.P.E.R fellow of Room to Read conducting a qualitative research study in Sri Lanka. At present she works full time on www.knowrom.com, an online platform for information on educational institutes, which she co-founded with her husband.
"I've really enjoyed my journey with Soul Sounds over the past few years; it is hard to beat the combination of big dreams, faith in God, hard work and fun. Soul Sounds is not just about singing for me, it is also about the friendship and values I personally believe in. I am grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to be a part of such a talented and accomplished group."