Dessy Sukendar

Senior Associate, Jakarta

Dessy is passionate about creating community impact through volunteerism in the areas of gender equality and youth-run activities. Her areas of expertise include policy analysis, stakeholder engagement and shared value project implementation and monitoring. Through social impact programs and government engagement, Dessy has managed joint partner campaigns across multiple Asian markets. The programs have focused on economic empowerment of women, digital literacy education and Internet safety initiatives that have engaged millions, both offline and online. An analytical problem-solver, Dessy is skilled in articulating policy positions, researching economic issues and developing capacity building programs for women-owned small businesses.

Based in Jakarta, Dessy indulges her curiosity through reading, pursues the sport of indoor cycling and is an enthusiastic volunteer for women’s empowerment initiatives.

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