Leoni Rahmawati is the communications and campaign coordinator at Rainforest Action Network in Indonesia. Her organization works with local partners and grassroots movements to protect intact rainforests in Aceh and North-Sumatra. Before joining Rainforest Action Network, Leoni worked as a communications professional for the Indonesian REDD+ Agency and the Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge.
Leoni has experience in communication and campaign strategy design, as well as in the creation and production of communications tools. She emphasizes the importance of maintaining relationships with media, community members, government officials, and any other key actors in spreading messages about Indonesian forest protection and indigenous people’s rights.
Leoni is also a core team member of Hutan Itu Indonesia (Forest is Indonesia), which is a movement that believes in the power of positive messaging to spread the already growing love for Indonesia’s forests.