Meet the Leaders 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

Central Kalimantan

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

Maluku, Ambon

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.

Independent Consultant

DKI Jakarta

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.


Southeast Sulawesi

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.

Co-Founder, Hutan Itu Indonesia


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

DKI Jakarta

Researching the level of women’s participation in managing social forestry and community practices that contribute to deforestation rates.