Anbita Nadine Siregar
Founder of Generation Girl
Anbita Nadine Siregar is the CEO of Yayasan Generasi Maju Berkarya (Generation Girl). Generation Girl is an Indonesian-based non-profit organization that teaches young women technical and soft skills and empowers them to become future leaders. Before Generation Girl, Nadine worked at Gojek as a Product Engineer. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in Computer Science and earned her Master's Degree in Social Business and Entrepreneurship from the London School of Economics.
Founder and CMO of Common Grounds Coffee
Aston Utan is the founding member of Common Grounds Coffee Roasters and partner for ST. ALi and Sensory Lab in Jakarta. Upon realizing his passion for coffee, he embarked on a quest to pursue the holy grail of specialty coffee, crusade in world barista competitions, and concoct the ultimate shot of espresso. Years of the trade grew his love for the beverage, and he aims to spread the gospel of coffee in every cup he makes. He finds equal joy in taking promising new talents under his wing to ensure that the journey continues to reinvent itself and the legacy evolves.
CEO of Evo & Co
David Christian is the founder and CEO of Evo & Co, which has three different brands: Evoware, Evoworld, and Rethink Campaign. Evo & Co's vision is to create a world without plastic pollution by providing a one-stop solution for single-use plastic alternatives. Returning from university in Canada, he was surprised by how bad the environmental condition in Jakarta was and decided to address this issue. Now with Evo & Co, he aspires to have a positive impact, not only on the environment but also on society. Outside Evo & Co, he is the head of maritime, agriculture, forestry & environment in Indonesian Young Entrepreneur Association Jakarta (HIPMI JAYA). He is also a co-founder and chairman of Terra BePro, a social enterprise that focused on an environmental management system. In 2020, David listed as Forbes 30 under 30 Indonesia and Asia. With this positions he hopes to inspire and engage other people to be more sustainable.
Founder and Creative Director of IKAT
Didiet Maulana is the Creative Director of IKAT Indonesia by Didiet Maulana. As a creative director, he dedicated himself to advancing the fashion direction of Indonesian and Asian textiles. He spread the pride of wearing textile crafts to the younger generation as the company's vision. In addition, he mentors budding entrepreneurs to share his tons of experience in branding.
Aston graduated magna cum laude with a business degree in Entrepreneurship from Babson College in Boston with the intent of bringing the new to Jakarta. With a solid background in marketing and product innovation from his 4 year stint at PT Unilever TBK, Aston spearheads the brand identities for his cafes together with a winning team of professionals who share his passion in coffee, clear communication, and design driven concepts.
TV Host, Digital Content Creator, Author
Elizabeth Rahajeng is a digital influencer and the first-ever Indonesian to host E! News Asia alongside her twin, Maria. She started a blog with her twin, mariaandelizabeth.com, where they showcased their style, fashion inspirations, and daily encounters at the beginning of their careers. In 2018, they released a semi-autobiographical book titled Becoming Unstoppable. Today, her work in Indonesia's popular culture is very influential.
Director of Mayapada
Grace graduated from UC Berkeley and University of Southern California, and is currently the director at Mayapada Hospital, CEO at Medico and dokter.id, and an investor in other women-led initiatives. Her experience is in healthcare and her mission is to put technology in the forefront of healthcare to bring more equitable access to all Indonesians.
Founder of JADE Boutique
Ira Kwa is the founder of JADE Boutique. After studying finance in university, she decided to follow a different path and open a boutique. JADE boutique, established in 2002, is the front runner in introducing the latest fashion trends to the city. The multi-brand boutique has meticulously curated women's fashion items from the world's best designers around the globe, including Alaia, Missoni, and Moncler. They are also known as a haven for the best-dressed women in the city. Ira regularly appears in lifestyle magazines, a 21st-century female entrepreneur.
Founder and CEO of Bridges Eyewear
James Hadisurjo, a Boston College Alumni, is the Founder & CEO of Bridges Eyewear. In 2016, he started one of the leading optical retailers in Indonesia that aims to provide high-standard & quality eyewear to Indonesian millennials today. After having experience in working with corporates like Essilor Instruments USA, Bank Central Asia, Mitra Adiperkasa, and building Bridges Eyewear today, James has inspired many young generations with his journey. Recently, in 2020, James was dedicated 30 Forbes under 30 Asia for all the hard work and impact he has made in the Indonesian eyewear businesses. James has always emphasized the importance of creativity, grit, and resilience as the key towards his personal success, and forever continues to encourage others to build key habits for their success.
TV Host, Digital Content Creator, Author
Maria Rahajeng is a digital influencer and the first-ever Indonesian to host E! News Asia alongside her twin, Elizabeth. Maria was named Miss Indonesia 2014 and represented Indonesia in Miss World 2014. She started a blog with her twin, mariaandelizabeth.com, where they showcased their style, fashion inspirations, and daily encounters at the beginning of their careers. In 2018, they released a semi-autobiographical book titled Becoming Unstoppable. Today, her work in Indonesia's popular culture is very influential.
Founder and Chief Product Officer of Generation Girl
Tania holds a background in Biochemistry and Global Health and has a strong passion for technology. She was a Product Manager at Traveloka Xperience, managing the development and launches of products (specifically B2B). Currently, she's the CPO of YGMB (Generation Girl) and aims to develop more products and programs within the organization. She's experienced in User and Market Research, Business Development, building Product Roadmaps, Product Design Methodology, and Technical Product Development Processes.