Meet the Leaders of the 2021 Indonesia

Women’s Earth Alliance Grassroots Accelerator


Diversity Liaison of the Society of Conservation Biology - Asia Chapter

Educator, Researcher and Conservationist

Developing an interdisciplinary and professional approach to find solutions for biodiversity conservation

Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara

Chief Operating Officer of Bumi Solah

Providing a safe space to unlock women’s potential and create positive empowerment

Jayapura, Papua

Program Initiator of Sayang Bumi Papua

Researcher and Activist

Building up community empowerment in household waste management


Co-Founder of LabTanya

Director, Kota Tanpa Sampah (Zero Waste City Program)

Developing ecologically aware knowledge and living practices along with a minimal waste program

Bandung, West Java

Founder of Taman Dugong, Maluku

Strengthening the capacity of local communities as the main proponents of Dugong conservation

Padang Pariaman, West Sumatera

Community Organizer of Citra Mandiri Mentawai Foundation

Using local wisdom to preserve customary forests and increase their productivity

Banda Aceh, Aceh

 Founder and CEO, Yagi Natural

Harnessing the power of sustainable beauty to empower and educate local communities in Indonesia 

West Java

Director and Founder of Nyaah ke Alam

Building a strong environmental education program from the ground up


Nexus3 Foundation 

CHIME Program Manager 

The guardian of children's health in the midst of a mercury polluted environment

Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan

Research and Campaign Manager of Save Our Borneo

Advocating for human and environmental rights through the camera lens and media

West Java

Urban Designer, Sustainable Development Reseacher

Engaging citizen participation for a sustainable environment

Makassar, South Sulawesi

Active Lecturer of Tahirah Al Baeti Bulukumba Academy of Midwifery & Deputy Chairwoman of Research and Community Service Unit (UP2M) of Bulukumba

Innovation in food resilience technology to promote nutrition in the community

East Nusa Tenggara

Founder, Melki and Beatrix (MnB) Foundation

Designing and enhancing the future of NTT’s children through education

Tulang Bawang Barat (Tubaba), Lampung

Founder, PARAGITA Foundation

Improving public awareness and creativity through integrated waste management education

Blitar, East Java

Founder, Paradoc Film

Contributing to positive change, by harnessing the power of documentary films


Director and Co-founder of the Bali Street Mums and Kids Foundation (BSMK)

Improving the standards of living and livelihoods of homeless mothers and street children 

West Kalimantan

Planetary Health Education Manager at Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI)

Planting sustainable environmental education seeds in young minds for a better next generation 

Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan

Owner, Manager, & Instructor at Bee World Course and Training Institute

Weaving community resilience in Banjarbaru, Kalimantan through the colours of local wisdom


Founder and CSO of API Institute

Social Entrepreneur of BALINI Organic Products

Program Officer of Sustainable Action and Advocacy in Kakao at Kalimajari Foundation

Sustainable Cacao Program: added value for women and young farmers

Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan

Head of the Community Service Team on Ecotourism Empowerment Training for the Indigenous peoples of Bawan Village, Pulang Pisau Regency

Strengthening the indigenous local identity with culturally-based knowledge


Director at the Institute of Social and Economic Empowerment of Riau

Rebuilding relationships among local communities to save the environment


Regional Coordinator of the Rintara Jaya National Forum

Building a community-led waste management movement for a better, more sustainable Gorontalo

Jayapura, Papua

Founder of Rumah Belajar Papua

Forging a sustainable future by empowering the indigenous lifeways and livelihood of Papua

Ponorogo, East Java

Founder, Farm Hope Women Group

Increasing the Ponorogo community’s capacity in mitigating environmental degradation

Together, this powerful group of leaders is creating a ripple effect of impact throughout Indonesia.