Sani Widowati

Sani Widowati 2016

Indonesia Representative

Sani started working with VIA from 2009 as a summer service learning program facilitator in Bali. Sani works primarily on local networking, raising VIA’s visibility and partnering with local NGOs and institutions in Indonesia. She enjoys her work meeting interesting NGOs and institutions that focus on different issues in Indonesia, but she is most interested in working with youth and cultural movements. Sani organizes a film festival in Tasikmalaya West Java and a cultural movement with the International Gamelan Festival in Jogja. She is also active in several community organizations and local and international NGOs working on issues including disaster relief in West Sumatra, maternal and child health, alternative education in Bali, and community organizing in Jogja. Sani has a degree in Psychology and is also skilled in classical Javanese and Balinese dance.