Alanda Kariza On Work-Life Balance

Alanda Kariza is an exemplary role model for young Indonesians. Beyond her work as a youth advocate, Alanda is also a behavioral economist, writer, entrepreneur, wife and mother.  Alanda made her mark as early as 14 when she published her first book titled The Dream Catcher. It led to a series of opportunities, including one […]

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Andhyta Utami On Pioneering Social Initiatives As An Environmental Economist

Andhyta Utami is a critical thinker. After earning a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Universitas Indonesia (UI) and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University, Andhyta started working as an environmental economist at the World Bank in Indonesia. Andhyta, who usually goes by Afu, also pioneered social initiatives like Think Policy Society, […]

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Ubah Stigma on Dismantling the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health In Indonesia

By: Joy Harjanto Ubah Stigma means to change the stigma in Bahasa Indonesia, a fitting name for an organization with a mission to destigmatize the conversation about mental health in Indonesia. Founded by Asaelia Aleeza and Emily Jasmine in 2018, Ubah Stigma has since held five major events, including events held at universities across Indonesia. […]

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Emily Jaury

By: Joy Harjanto At just 20, Emily Jaury channeled her love for online shopping by starting an online store with her best friend, Dewi Purwati. That was five years ago. Today, Love and Flair is a retail and lifestyle brand carrying around 100 Indonesian brands. Though Emily studied business in college and did internships in […]

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Editor’s Note #4

Dear Readers, When we started Paradigma, we interviewed individuals who chose to start their careers abroad after university. For our “Coming Home” series, we’re sharing another perspective: stories of individuals who chose to come back home to Indonesia to pursue their careers.  Our interviewees range from those starting their own businesses to those who aim […]

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