Astari has two years' experience covering women's lifestyle for Tempo Media, an Indonesian national online and print media. A graduate of San Francisco State University, where she studied Communications, she is based in Jakarta and is particularly interested in shedding light on minority experiences and struggles through her writing and stories. Astari also works as an English teacher for young adults in rural areas, and is an active organiser at CSIV, an international organisation that promotes peace education to children.
Astari was selected as a DICE Young Storymaker in 2019/20, one of only two from Indonesia.
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