Meet the Women of the 2019 Indonesia Women’s Earth Alliance Grassroots Accelerator
Founder and CEO of Bank Sampah Sampah NTB Mandiri (NTBM)
West Nusa Tenggara, Lombok
Partnering with local recycling craftsmen and educating youth in ecology through her nonprofit.
Project Lead, Kelecung Kelod Tourism
Empowering women with skills and tools to create ecologically resilient businesses.
Teacher and Project Collaborator, Green School Bali's Kul Kul Connection
Collaborating between the international communities and local farmers to provide chemical-free rice to the community.
Co-founder & Chief of Community and Stakeholders Engagement Officer at Handep
Organizing the production of ethical and sustainable rattan weavings by Dayak women.
Teacher, Sokola Institute
Central Jawa, Jatijajar
Specializing in the education and assistance of indigenous Rimba people.
Founder of Little Spoon Farm
Empowering community-based agriculture programs and supporting local farmers to adopt regenerative growing practices.
Executive Director, Katahati Institute
Aceh, Meunasah Manyang
Improving women’s rights and combating pollution by engaging with local leadership, government, and the media.
Early Childhood Program Coordinator, Heka Leka
Managing teacher’s professional programs so that young students learn to love nature and traditional culture.
Executive Director & Co-Founder of Biorock Indonesia
Studying and advocating for coral reef restoration in local Bali communities.
Encouraging the public participation of young environmental-activists in conservation and advocacy.
Youth Act Coordinator & Communications and Public Relations Manager, Ranu Welum
Raising awareness and educating communities about forest issues and plastic pollution.
Founder and CEO of Sanggar Kreativitas Anak Indonesia
North Sumatera, Medan
Educating special needs youth in zero waste management and how to utilize recycled materials.
Conserving natural resources and protecting the rights of indigenous peoples in Wakatobi.
Cofounder of Clungup Mangrove Conservation
East Jawa, Malang
Conserving and managing coral reefs in East Java communities.
Founder of the Seeds to Table Program
Integrating permaculture, environmental studies, and healthy lifestyles into local schools’ curriculum.
Communications and Campaign Coordinator, Rainforest Action Network
Working with local partners and grassroots movements to protect intact rainforests in Aceh and North-Sumatra.
Working in grassroots development programs that empower women leaders in villages to protect the natural resources in Aceh.
Founder of the KAMBOTI Foundation
Educating children about waste management and founding organizations that focus on environmental restoration.
Founder of ALAM RIANG
East Jawa, Jombang
Teaching children and adults to live sustainably with nature through eco-activities.
Implementing sustainable farming practices and new technologies in grafting and agroforestry for cocoa farmers.
Head of Sumba Hospitality Foundation
East Nusa Tenggara, Sumba
Creating initiatives that support Sumbanese communities to educate locals in practicing sustainable practices.
Researcher, WRI Indonesia
Researching the level of women’s participation in managing social forestry and community practices that contribute to deforestation rates.