Access to Education in Indonesia - Anggiasari Puji Aryati & Ajeng Herliyanti

Fulbright Forward - A Diversity Podcast

15-01-2021 • 51 Min.

Barriers to education still remain across the Asia-Pacific region for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds, and those from minority and marginalized communities.In this episode, we speak with Anggiasari Puji Aryati, a politician and activist working for gender equality and disability rights, and Ajeng Herliyanti, a mental health provider, yoga teacher, and gender activist.  Ajeng and Anggi share their personal experiences in pursuing their educational goals as members of minority communities in Indonesia. We get their take on how educational exchange programs can be more inclusive in the context of the region.