Giving Back To Bali Communities
Do you love Bali and wonder how you can give back to the place that gave you so much? But you don’t know how to give back to the Balinese community or what options you have. If so, come to this panel discussion to learn from people who are currently giving back to the community in various ways. The panelists will also discuss what is working & not working with their existing approaches.
Skill Level: All Level
What People Will Learn
– Why it’s important for location independent people to give back to the Balinese community
– Current initiatives to uplift the community’s quality of life
– Ways to give back; by donating or even without spending any money
About The Panels
Mila Shwaiko is the co-founder of Elami and Co Productions, an event production company based in Ubud, Bali. Mila and her co-founder Daniela Burr started collaborating while producing TEDxUbud for their mutual love of “ideas worth spreading”. To date they have produced 8 editions of this event. Mila grew up in Bali. After graduating university, she spent 8 years working in social development in eastern Indonesia, focusing on communication strategy and knowledge management, before returning home. In designing events, her company prioritizes creative collaboration, community building, being environmentally-conscious, showcasing Indonesia’s incredible culture, and inspiring people.
Gede Robi also known as Robi Navicula, is an Indonesian rock musician, activist, writer, and farmer. Robi co-hosts a edutainment TV travel series titled ‘Viva Barista’, which explores coffee history and culture in Indonesia and is the co-creator and host of ‘Pulau Plastik’ a series and film which takes an in-depth look at Bali’s trash problems and solutions. Robi is the frontman of the rock band Navicula, combining activism and music as tools for social change.
Ewa Wojkowska is the Co-Founder and COO of Kopernik a Bali based, award winning organisation that focuses on finding smart solutions to reduce poverty. She is the co-creator of Pulau Plastik – a collaborative campaign to address the issue of single-use plastic in Bali and beyond.
Danny Wright is the Founder and Executive Director of Gravity Water, an International Non-Profit Organization focused on providing safe drinking water to schools in developing communities via the Organization’s sustainable, innovative, and energy-free technology and approach. Danny’s background lies in international water management, community-based conservation, and sustainable development. His main source of inspiration is found in breaking down barriers to human connection and supporting the groundwork for an empathic civilization.
About The Moderators
Khun Khunaraksa is a Community & Advocacy Winner of the 40 Under 40 Most Influential: Asian-Australian Award. Over the last decade, Khun has been working to find new and innovative water solutions to empower communities to help themselves. Currently, Khun is a Water Consultant and is also serving on the Board Of Directors for two organizations: Gravity Water and Masy Consultants. He is living a location independent lifestyle and always looks for new ways to give back to the communities where he stays. Khun will be moderating the discussion how to give back to the Balinese community.
Event Registration Instructions
This event is free and open to public. Limited to 50 spots. If you want to join this event, please register at the Dojo Front Desk or send us an email to email@example.com. It’s mandatory.