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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Alyssa Kirana

Marketing Manager

Alyssa is a hardworking and highly motivated fresh graduate who is the eldest of three girls. One of the important lessons she learned growing up was to always help the community - no matter how small the gesture, you never know how much it could mean to someone else. With her business management degree, she is determined to put the knowledge and skills she learned in the classroom and workplace by promoting a greener and healthier lifestyle and in the future, help businesses and consumers become more sustainable.
 
Last seen: Going for a morning run with her sisters and stopping to get a sneaky iced coffee

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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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    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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    Andrea Martiandy

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Andrea is currently a freshman majoring in Environmental Sustainability and Policy. Since high school, she has been contributing a lot to environmental-related organizations, which made her realize the importance of the environment towards our lives. This encouraged her to contribute more to make a change together and she can’t wait to gain new experiences with passionate people in Project Planet ID.

    Last seen: Learning more languages and being able to speak Chinese fluently.

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    Dian Sinthayani

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Dian is a Balinese who’s currently living in South Tangerang and working at one of the Power Generation Companies in Indonesia. When she was in Bali, Dian established a non-profit organization which mainly focuses on educating children to recycle plastic bottles and charity work for the underprivileged families. In the future, she wants to continue to do something valuable for society and nature. She believes that awareness is the key to make people understand that every action they do would make a huge impact on the sustainability of the planet. 

    Last Seen: Sitting on the mat to do kundalini yoga at her backyard.

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    Sandra Kristanto

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    Sandra is currently a senior in college studying Management and Finance, but she developed a great passion for sustainability and the environment in high school, which she continued to do in university working for their Office of Sustainability. She recently became interested in Waste Management and Sustainability Finance & Consulting, hoping to pursue a career in sustainability! She hopes to influence more people and corporations to implement a sustainable approach in business, 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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    Hanna Tsaniya

    Non-Profit Business Development Intern

    As a student of International Relations, Hanna developed a great interest and a high sense of curiosity to learn about world affairs. Aside from that, she is also deeply passionate about the environment and often advocates for climate action and literacy. Bearing in mind both passions, she has recently devoted her time to further learn and understand the politics of climate change and environmental issues. In her free time, she can be found snuggling on her bed with her favorite comfort book.

     

    Last seen: Daydreaming about the next time she's swimming in the ocean.

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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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      Agung Faris Anugrah

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      Agung is an agribusiness graduate who likes to connect with communities and the environment. He is actively engaged in social projects that revolve around community empowerment and sustainable impact. He'd like to connect and push more collaborations within the community, as he believes in the power of collective movement.


      Last seen: Train station waiting room, somewhere in Jakarta.
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      Karla Joyelle

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      Currently studying Environment & Development studies in Japan, Karla has always had an interest in all things related to climate issues and sustainability. Being in her last year of university, she has been struggling to navigate through her career path, but she is hoping to pursue a career in sustainability. You can always find her in the kitchen, still trying to master the art of making artisan bread. 
       
      Last seen : struggling to watch anime without subtitles 

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      Fira Fatimah

      Non-Profit Business Development Intern

      As a business student, Fira has an interest in building her own sustainable business by caring for the environment, especially with the issue of waste. As an individual who is aware of environmental issues, Fira started forming her zero waste lifestyle. Starting with her own actions, she hopes to influence others to become more aware of the environment.
       
      Last seen: Drinking ice coffee, while sitting in front of her PC and thinking about her undergraduate thesis topic

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        Andi Amri Anwar

        Non-Profit Business Development Intern

        Amri was born and lived in Surabaya since childhood, so “Wani” or being brave is in his blood, including having the courage to learn and be responsible. Amri started loving the environment from high school by managing compost at his school. He is currently a part of the sustainable fashion business development in Surabaya while completing his studies as an International Relations student.


        Last seen: At 5 am feeding his beloved Koi Fish.

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        Gabriella Wina

        Non-Profit Business Development Intern

        Being taught about climate change and the rising global temperatures at a very young age, Gabriella is concerned with the lack of action there is in tackling these issues in her country. This pushed her into joining environmental organizations in hopes to be part of the change herself. With a background in International Relations, she dreams to create a larger, global impact, and to amplify climate activism worldwide.


        Last seen: Covered in mud and crabs while trying to replant mangroves

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          Mutia Mudarrisah

          Non-Profit Business Development Intern

          Mutia is a student majoring in chemistry who lives in an area in Indonesia that has many environmental problems; accumulation of garbage in rivers, markets, and even on roads. She wants to have a deeper understanding about the environment in order to help and improve her hometown. Currently, she has an interest in spreading environmental awareness through podcasts and the business she has created, and is excited to create social impact.


          Last Seen: going to her brother's house to find a new work atmosphere

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          Carine Tyas

          Marketing Intern

          Growing up in a family that has a great interest in the environment, Carine became aware of the importance of living greener and more sustainable throughout her childhood. She is a believer that the world does not need a few people perfectly living a sustainable lifestyle, instead it needs many people imperfectly living a sustainable lifestyle taking one step at time. Graduating with a Communication Science degree, Carine tries to spread awareness about sustainable living through social media, as it is the most used media these days. 


          Last seen: binge-watching mystery-detective series while imagining herself being the detectives in between her experiment on soy-wax candles. 

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          Kristi Sangari

          Social Media Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

          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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          Alisya Zhafira

          Social Media Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

          As a college student studying Geography, Alisya is often in touch with topics related to natural disasters. From there, she realizes that she wanted to help spread awareness about it. With her passion for visual design, she wanted to tell impactful stories through her art and reach out to all idealists and dreamers that will go out of their way to make this world a better place.

           

          Last seen: Watching a Youtube video on how to make Peanut Butter & Jelly from scratch

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          Sulis Maulida

          Social Media Marketing & Graphic Design Intern

          Sulis is a college student who loves to create poetry or fictional short stories turned into illustrations, while having late-night snacks or listening to Japanese songs with her cats. Growing up in the capital city, she has a growing concern of the increasing numbers of high-rise buildings and the lack of greenery. She believes that we shouldn’t keep our inner voice unheard, instead, we should use our voice to raise awareness for the sake of our precious Earth.


          Last seen: Creating some #nightthought’s sketches before going to sleep

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          Ignatius Setadewa

          Content Writer Intern

          As a senior studying Food Science, Teta developed an interest in sustainability not too long ago. He always knew there was a problem but just recently decided to take action by joining Project Planet Indonesia. This decision was fairly influenced by the many documentaries he watched such as Super Size Me and Seaspiracy! He realizes how much the food industry has negatively impacted the environment, and is inspired to spread awareness about the impact of our actions and what we should do to create a more sustainable future!


          Last Seen: Doing whatever excites him!

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          Inneke Ramadhanty

          Content Writer Intern

          After spending lots of time surfing youtube, Inneke found Jack Harries's youtube channel and became the biggest fan of his work and values to the environment. She found her passion to become an environmentalist, and chose an environmental engineering major as her first step to learn more about it. She can't wait to contribute and work as a team to give real impact on the environment with Project Planet Indonesia. And hopefully, meet with Jack Harries soon.


          Last seen: Watching K-Drama with her spoiled cat on her arm

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          Andi Afif Naufaldi

          Content Writer Intern

          Afif accidentally found his passion in solving environmental issues. Since his first day in higher education, he subconsciously followed a path of environmental conservation through the students club that he joined, things that he learned, and activities he did. And now, by joining Project Planet Indonesia, he hopes to give a positive impact to people and the environment through his writings and stories. Can he achieve that? Hmmm, probably. At least he thinks that those who believe can achieve anything. That includes the sustainable future of the world. What about you? Do you believe in it too?


          Last seen: Laughing too hard by himself after scrolling his phone. Memes, for sure.

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            Bastiano Giveraldy

            Event Management Intern

            Bastiano is an ESTP-A guy who holds an International Relations degree. Spending most of his time to arrange and execute events for the last 7 years, he has experienced creating various projects and it ranges from a freshman orientation to international art and cultural festivals. Passionately interested in environmental issues since he was in college, he realized that the world needs a strong collaborative action to address every challenge as it is the most powerful way to make our environment better.

            Last seen: scrolling on tiktok and youtube to search for any song cover to enjoy while planning the upcoming social meetings with his friends as it is the only way to make him energized.
             

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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.