MEET OUR TEAM
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Maria Cynthia Jaya

Maria Cynthia Jaya

Co-Founder

Cynthia found her passion for social equality and sustainability through her involvement in community service at a young age. Using her background in law, she channels her passion to help others by working pro-bono cases. As her love for Indonesia’s rich biodiversity grew, so did her desire to be involved in climate action. This passion became the foundation that founded Project Planet Indonesia.

 

Last Seen: Savouring a delicious grilled corn beachside while contemplating innovations to clean the ocean (e.g. robotic whales that detects and consumes microplastics)

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Stephanie Clarissa

Stephanie Clarissa

Co-Founder

After graduating and working in several different countries to pursue her career in the hospitality industry, Stephanie became increasingly troubled by a pervasive feature of her job: waste. Her passion for sustainability sparked from seeing the industry’s lack of consideration for the environment and its natural resources. She dreams to support the development of Indonesia’s sustainability sector, with a focus on education, tourism, and hospitality.

Last Seen: Scuba diving in Raja Ampat and basking in the peacefulness and beauty of the underwater world. 

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Kristi Sangari

Marketing Manager

The oh-so-lucky middle child out of three, Kristi grew up knowing the importance of the environment from her parents. A lifelong learner, Kristi knew that she wanted to work for the environment and sustainability in whatever way she could despite her academic background. She truly believes nature and everything in it can live without humans, while we humans cannot survive without nature. Kristi aims to spread that exact importance through visual design.

 

Last seen: Playing sims while sipping a cup of tea after a 75-minute yoga session.

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    Ranny Angelita

    Non-Profit Business Development Associate

    A passionate Biotechnology graduate that aspires to create solutions for the current environmental issues through the power of science. Her interest in conservation and sustainability started when she learned about the anthropogenic impacts on the environment and the lack of care for it. Ranny believes the first step of change is to understand the importance of caring for the environment and how a small change could create a big impact.

    Last seen: Trekking down a cliff side beach in Uluwatu.

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    Risanti Delphia

    Project Manager

    Risanti graduated from Chemical Engineering major at one of the institutes in Surabaya. Currently she is working in the research area on various study objectives and exploring insights from various points of view. She has developed her passion in sustainability-related issues since she was actively involved in community climate action projects.

    Last Seen: Wandering off to a new place without any plans on what to do.

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    Sandra Kristanto

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Sandra is currently a junior in college studying Management and Finance, but her passion for sustainability began when she was in high school writing essays about sustainability related topics, which she continued to do in college. She recently became interested in Waste Management and Sustainability Consulting, hoping to pursue a career in sustainability! She hopes to influence more people and corporations to implement a more sustainable approach, to improve people’s quality of life and protect our planet and future generations. 

    Last seen: Indulging in a bowl of ramen and a side of gyoza while watching some Mukbang

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    Framita Nur Aulia

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Framita is in her final year as an Entrepreneurship student at one of the institutes in Bandung. Since running a social business with her friends on campus, she found her passion to be able to create ideas and develop them into something that can empower the community and still pay attention to environmental sustainability. She believes that collaborating with people who have the same goals as her, will make each other grow to become better at achieving their goals. Therefore, she is very excited to meet and gain various experiences with team members in Project Planet Indonesia.

    Last Seen : watching K-drama ‘Because This is My First Life’ while enjoying iced coffee

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    Abygail Zhofiana Putri

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Abygail is an International Student who is very passionate about environmental sustainability, woman empowerment, and wildlife conservation. As a student, Abygail realized that she had the privilege of learning and experiencing a variety of things, and believes in return she could help and make a difference for society. She hopes to pursue her career in sustainability and create a big impact for future generations.

    Last seen: watching historical series on Netflix with her puppies

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    Maria Angel Margareth Pardede

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Angel is a dedicated Electrical Engineering student with a growing desire to understand about the environment and sustainability. Other than that, she is passionate about climate action, renewable energy, and zero waste. She highly hopes that she can contribute to conserving our planet by creation, words, and action that leads to solutions while having supportive communities that have the willingness to develop and eager to learn more together.

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    Muhammad Yusril Doprianto

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Dio is an entrepreneurship student who is highly motivated and has an interest in business and the environment. Dio is very interested in becoming an Ecopreneur and always wants to learn how to create a business that not only benefits humans and society but also has a positive impact on the environment. On part of his sustainable living journey, Dio and his friends establish a Bulk Store in Makassar to help everyone so they can also start their own sustainable living story.

     

    Last Seen: Playing Valorant in his room after a long day of classes

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    Alya Khanaya Putri

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Alya is a sophomore year Industrial Engineering student who strives to make continuous improvements to herself. With her passion for social work, she wants to contribute to society by doing environmental-based activities. She has interests in green-living topics as well as the Circular Economy. In the future, she hopes to implement sustainability in business processes and the manufacturing industry. 

    Last seen: Blasting off to ‘Planet Her’ before running errands

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    Afifa Choirunnisa

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    As an undergraduate Biology student, Afifa found how endearing the fact that our Earth has its own self-regulation system to maintain its stability; therefore, she thinks it’s crucial to be environmentally conscious. Not only to provide a better life, but also to fulfill the concept of being a decent human spiritually. As this idea was invested in her, she began to grow her interest in climate change issues and sustainability. She reckoned to spread awareness about how important it is to conduct mindfulness in our everyday life environmentally. 

    Last seen: binge watching her favorite series while drinking a cup of coffee to fulfill her caffeine addiction.

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    Dhya Nadhifaf Saputra

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Dhya is a fresh graduate of International Relations who is seeking employment while doing her own small business. She found her passion in sustainability while she was doing her bachelor's degree, which was through a class called Global Environmental Studies. Ever since she got into that class, she is getting more interested to learn policy-making that involves an environmentally friendly perspective.

     

    Last seen: Making her homemade kombucha while watching Demon Slayer.

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      Sekar Widiarni

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      Sekar is a management graduate whose attentiveness in the Victorian era made her realize how much society valued togetherness. However, the industrial revolution changed the supply chain which led to capitalism followed by slums and many externalities. This leads to inclusiveness being one of the barriers of sustainability. She believes that collaborative consumption is the answer to the barriers and that we are all on the way to an era of shared consumption.

       

      Last seen: Watching Barney and Friends with her mom

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      Azat Sudrajat

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      Azat has experience in community development programs in the fields of education, economics, disasters and the environmental activities, particularly in the field of philanthropy. He is also a biologist who focuses on environmental issues with an approach to sustainable development goals (SDGs). Azat is particularly interested in CSR, environmental research and services, analysis of sustainable development policies, business development based on SDGs, and agronomic research.

       

      Last seen: in front of a laptop, struggling to collect scientific journals to complete a thesis

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      Sabut Kharisona

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      Nature has always been something that Sabut admires; its mystery and complexity never cease to astound him. There are a lot of things that are not yet discovered in our natural environment, but they are facing a lot of challenges that are threatening their continuity. Therefore, Sabut wants to give his best contribution in protecting our nature so that our future generation can still experience how majestic our planet’s nature is. His passion for nature also led him to take biology as his major in his undergraduate studies.

      Last seen: watching random videos on tiktok in the middle of the night while holding his laugh so bad

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      Felix Christian

      Content Writer Intern

      ​​​​An animal lover through and through, Felix found his passion during his childhood days of watching wildlife documentary television programs, which gave him his life-long goal to become one of the world-famous documentary hosts. Despite numerous disapprovals, mockeries, and hardships, clinging to his dreams allowed him to carry on, and eventually brought him into a Bachelor of Forestry. He is now in the process of improving himself even further, pushed forward by the hope that through his dream job and a much more environmentally-conscious Indonesia awaits him at the end of this path he’s chosen for himself.

       

      Last Seen: Writing a character story for a Dungeons and Dragons game that he’s going to play in

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      Jasmine Azzahra Siregar

      Content Writer Intern

      Jasmine is a final year Psychology student who found her passion for sustainability and environmental issues a few years ago. She has always wanted to work for the good and sustainability of the environment, work with people or teams who have similar interests and concerns as she does, and also do something good and valuable for the environment. With this opportunity, she wants to contribute to make a change for a better environment and she will give the best version of herself to influence others through her writing.

       

      Last Seen: Capturing the beautiful sunset and sipping coffee accompanied by her favorite music from the balcony of her room.

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      Jesya Ashley

      Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

      Jesya is currently a student majoring in graphic design, and is loving every part of it. Her passion in sustainability is still new, however she is truly interested to learn more about it and is trying to shift into a more healthier lifestyle not only for herself, but also for the environment. Combining both of her interests in designing and sustainability, she hopes that she can help spread environmental awareness to more people through her design.

       

      Last seen: Making herself an iced matcha latte to start the day

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        Richelleen Widjaja

        Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

        As a Psychology student, Richelleen grew to be empathetic for many things, especially the environment. This passion grew to want to contribute her skills to the solution of this global problem. She does this by using all her potential, from her extroverted personality to her art enthusiasm, in the hopes to reach more people to be a part of this change!  

         

        Last seen: Drinking her third cup of black coffee today

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        Siti Afifah Islamina

        Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

        Siti is a fresh graduate that majored in Physics, with the field of Earth and space studies who is currently working as a freelance photographer. Because she lives on the outskirts of Bandung and close to the Citarum River, she realized the importance of protecting the environment. Therefore, she tries to raise awareness about environmental issues through her expertise in graphic design. 

        Last seen : Listening music Gaho-시작 (Itaewon Class OST)

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        Beatrix Kartika Sidharta

        Events Management Intern

        Growing up in a thrifty family, Bea has been living sustainably (unconsciously) her whole life. Her one go-to slogan is "small changes lead to a bigger change", even though she's not 100% living sustainably but she believes that every small move that she made for nature could bring an impact on a better world to live in. Joining Project Planet Indonesia is one of her efforts to help people understand the importance of living sustainably for not only our own sake but for the place we've been living in.

        Last seen: looking for the perfect place to nap in her house with iPad on her right hand and moo (cow stuffed animal) on the other hand.

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        Diandra Sekarayu

        Event Management Intern

        Having interests in art and literature, Diandra feels the need to learn more about the environment and how to contribute to it for the better. This 3rd year student majoring in German Studies started to familiarize herself with environmental sustainability through campus events. Through collecting knowledge from here and there, she hopes to be able to implement her knowledge regarding sustainability to her passions. She thinks that creating contemporary yet sustainable art and modern literature would actually be really cool.

        Last seen: adding new books to her reading list and finding time to read all of  'em

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        Asyanadiva Fazrary

        Event Management Intern

        Asya found her interest in sustainability based on her involvement in community outreach and human welfare. She is a Sociology student who believes that little habits can change the world if people are collectively maintaining and improving their green lifestyle.
         
        Last seen: Decorating her new flat and constantly changing her desk setup.