Country of Origin: Indonesia
Emmanuela Shinta is a Dayak activist and filmmaker whose work is widely known in Southeast Asia. She is the founder of Ranu Welum Foundation. With a reputation for leading and empowering young people, she regularly speaks at workshops, graduations, panel discussions, activist forums and even in churches, around the region. She is at the forefront of taking an active and peaceful role in preserving the heritage, humanity, and environment of Kalimantan, amidst the infamous haze that engulfs the region each year. In 2016 she started the YOUTH ACT CAMPAIGN, a youth movement to end the forest fires and haze that have been happening for 20 years in Kalimantan.
Find out more about Emmanuela here: http://www.ranuwelum.org/aboutfounder-emmanuelashinta/