Agnes Santoso

Public Speaker in Surabaya, Indonesia

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- I co-founded heySTARTIC, a social enterprise on ethical fashion in 2014 as a development of the social project I led in 2005.

- My interests ranging from youth development to social innovations to public relations, as I got our first international funding of USD10,000 as the 1st Prize Winner of Volvo Adventure International Award in 2007, Sweden that leads to another trust of partners and sponsors.


- I started my career in media when I was 8 years old, becoming the news reporter for child TV Program in national TV, Kru Cilik SCTV.

- In 2011, I decided to work part-time in Jawa Pos Group Multimedia as the host and news anchor.

- I then resign from my work in the state-owned company on electricity, PLN Sulawesi, Maluku, Papua region to be committed as a TV Journalist. I get the trust as the Producer Assistant for one main TV programme that I am proud of meeting multi-stakeholders, from government, journalists, law experts, and youth.

FREELANCER. I am more than happy to share my experience. I often get invited as the speaker, Master of Ceremony, and moderator for national events held by Ministries, UN Agencies, academics, and others.