Giri Kuncoro on Leaving Silicon Valley and Building the Tech System in Indonesia

By: Felicia Widjaya With two patents under his name and a senior role at Gojek, Giri Kuncoro has a long list of achievements. After graduating from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Giri worked in Japan for Toshiba corporation and New York for GE Digital. He continued his […]

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Ada Apa Dengan Indonesia?

With the current situation happening in Indonesia now, we aim to shed light on the complexity of the issues. As students who are pursuing our studies overseas, it’s easy to lose touch on the current social, political, and environmental climateat home. We ask Margianta, ambassador of One Young World and founder of Emancipate Indonesia, three […]

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Stereotypes: Chasing Your Passion

For many of us, chasing your passion is a trade-off for practicality. If society deems your passion as practical, you may have avoided this dilemma. But most of us reach a point where we are faced with two seemingly conflicting options: be practical or chase your passion. “Chasing your passion is impractical” is a stereotype […]

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By: Madeleine Setiono “What threatens democracy?” my political science professor asked. This was back in 2016, just in time for the US elections.  One of my classmates said nationalism. I looked around and saw the class nodding in agreement– except for me. I felt like the only person in a stand-up comedy show who didn’t […]

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