PIONEERS POST (LONDON) -- Fourteen young journalists from six countries arrived in London on Saturday for a week of training, discussion and networking on social and creative enterprise, as part of the DICE Young Storymakers program.
The early-career journalists and storytellers, aged 18 – 25, are from Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, South Africa and the U.K. and were selected to participate in the program from nearly 400 applicants.
Astari Pinasthika, Indonesia, is a young journalist covering women and lifestyle for Tempo Media. A graduate of San Francisco State University, she is interested in shedding light on minority experiences and struggles. She also works as an English teacher for young adults in rural areas, and is an active organizer at CSIV, an international organization that promotes peace education to children.