Melati and Isabel Wijsen

Biography

Melati is a 17-year old Indonesian/Dutch activist, born and raised on the island of Bali. She is currently in her last year of High School at Green School Bali. She is a member of the World’s Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council. Melati is passionate about the environment, humanity, youth empowerment.

Isabel is a 15-year old Indonesian/Dutch activist, born and raised on the island of Bali. She is currently a High School student at Green School Bali. Isabel’s heart lies in dance and performance. She is a strong believer in speaking up for what is right.

Talk Summary

What if YOUTH led the way

For the last five years, BBPB has been one of the biggest youth led organizations in Indonesia. Starting with no business plan (or no plan at all!), the movement of youth has been recognized by FORBES as top ten most inspiring women in the country, recognized by TED, UN, and most recently rewarded as Young Hero’s of Indonesia 2018. Hear the stories and the experiences of young leaders on the front lines of change. 9 year old all the way up to university students addressing politicians, corporations and industry to demand real and effective change. What if YOUTH led the way? What would the world we live in look like? Come and listen!