Meet the Speakers
Aparna Bhatnagar Saxena
Aparna Bhatnagar Saxena is an unapologetic feminist, a vegan, an environmentalist, and a student for life. An Indian, now based in Jakarta, and have now lived and worked in 4 countries in Asia. She is now a social entrepreneur, and has worked in start-ups, SMEs, larger corporations and impact businesses. Each of these experiences have helped shape who she is now.Under her leadership, TORAJAMELO aims to cement its identity as a slow ethical lifestyle business that works on environmental, social, and cultural sustainability of indigenous communities of Indonesia.
Co-Founder, Studio Kode
Known for her energetic and people-person personality, Kartika co-founded Studio Kode to fulfill her longtime dream of creating an impactful business for Indonesian children through technology education. She is also the founder of a local branding and digital marketing firm and a co-working space. Prior to her entrepreneurial journey, she worked in Unilever for its Corporate Communications and Safety & Engineering divisions.
Founder and CEO, Krakakoa
Sabrina Mustopo is the founder and CEO of Krakakoa, a “farmer-to-bar” chocolate company making life-changing chocolate. Sabrina founded Krakakoa in 2013 with a mission to empower smallholder cacao farmers in Indonesia, while ensuring environmental sustainability and value creation through downstream processing in the country. Prior to starting Krakakoa, Sabrina worked for 6 years in McKinsey and Company, where she specialized in projects relating to agriculture development, sustainable economic development, and climate change in East Africa and Asia.