Mouly Surya Empowers Women In Her Movie

If you ever think that Indonesian movies couldn't be an equal competitor to Hollywood movies, maybe you haven't watched Marlina The Murderer in Four Acts (Marlina Si Pembunuh dalam Empat Babak). With a gorgeous cinematography that portrays the beauty of Sumba and a perfect atmospherically scoring, this movie address strong feminism values in a country…

Alanda Kariza Turned Sadness Into Achievements

" My mom was sued for 10 years criminal confinement and charged for 10 billion rupiahs penalty." Alanda Kariza, never had imagined even in her wildest dreams that her piece of writing could change her mom's fate. Back then at 2011, her mom, Arga Tirta Kirana who worked for Century Bank as Head of Corporate…

Dellie Threesyadinda and Her Power of Persistence

When it comes to professional sports, there's an intangible issue that's unable to be seen but does really exist, it's the gender inequality. For Indonesians, it's very common seeing men as athlete figures. But for us women, there's this gender segregation in sports, a serious claim that women couldn't really compete against men in sports.…

Nesha Ichida Represented Indonesia On An Expedition to The Arctic

Inside our travel bucket list, mentioned the northernmost part of the Earth that we always want to see with our own eyes. It's the Arctic! Imagine stepping your feet on the most unexplored regions, experiencing an encounter with polar bears, and witnessing surreal natural beauty. Arctic If you're with us, sadly we have to tell…

Ramengvrl Uses Music As A Form of Self-Expression

What comes to your mind when you hear people discussing hip-hop music in Indonesia? In a flash of a second you're probably gonna think of the young world-class rapper Rich Chigga, the mainstream Young Lex, or the veterans Iwa K and Igor Saykoji. Hip-hop music industries may be dominated by men both in Indonesia and…

How To Stay Fresh and Energized During Long Hours At Work

Having to work from nine to five could be mentally draining as we need to struggle not to put our head on the desk and drift off to sleep. Sometimes staying awake, focused, and energized are harder to accomplish than to get your actual work done on time. We know it's not just us that…

5 Parenting Sentences We Need to Avoid

Becoming a parent is not only about providing foods, clothes, and shelter for our children. There are bigger responsibilities we're dealing with. One of them is to ensure that our children have a stable emotional health that they could carry through adulthood and beyond. To develop a healthy sense of self to our children, there…