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Work Life Balance: We Can Be Productive and Still Enjoying Our Life

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On Saturday, 14th May 2022 Act Global held a space to discuss the issue of work-life balance. This problem might be one of the issues that the young generation is now facing. Having found that it was hard to find the balance between work life and personal life. That is why we create this webinar,  we just want to ensure the young generation does not get drawn into the midst of work-life and forget to live their life.

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Women Resistance: Let’s Break the Bias

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On Saturday, 12th of March 2022, Act Global organized a discussion about women and gender bias. The aim of this discussion is to find out more about how bias always tends to discriminate against one’s gender. We invited Dara Ayu Nugroho to share her experience on this matter. Dara herself has been working on this gender issue for several years with her organization Gender Talk.

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Gender Talk: How Gender Should Be a Daily Conversation

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Gender talk is a group of people or a space to discuss and understand better the issue of gender equality and women’s rights. This organization was initiated by five students of a university in Jakarta, Indonesia in November 2019.

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Interpersonal Communication: How to Communicate Effectively

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On 26 February 2022, we conducted a room to discuss what interpersonal communication is. Almost 50 people gathered with us to talk through this matter. The objective of this event is to learn how to communicate effectively without people misunderstanding what we are trying to say. To add to the value of the discussion, we Invited, Lia Permata, a mentor of soft skills in Dampaksosial.id.

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Therapeutic Art – An Artistic Approach to Maintain Our Mental Health

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On 12th February 2022, Act Global held a forum to learn together what is therapeutic art. Almost 30 people who are eager to know more about this topic get together for 1 straight hour to learn these new things. Nadya Sekar Putri, a bachelor’s degree from ITB ( Institut Teknologi Bandung)  with a specialization in Crafts, Textiles, and Design, agreed to share her knowledge about this therapeutic art.

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Comfort Zone is an Addiction: How to Get Out of it?

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“Comfort Zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.”

Comfort zone is a term that we often hear, especially when we talk about development or growing. In order to grow we need to leave our comfort zone, but most people don’t know when to move from a condition, this is often because everyone doesn’t know what they are doing and they don’t have the mentor to guide them.  Read more

Get the Paper Done in Time: An Online Class by Act Global

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On Saturday, December 11th, 2021, we gathered at an online meeting to speak about how to finish off on time while working on a paper. We crafted this session specifically for the college students because we thought some of the students were struggling with writing the paper they were working on.

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Let’s Normalize Menstruation Existence!

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Many girls still have to hide their pads when they go to toilet as if its a shameful thing to have a period. Have you ever wondered why is this thing happening? Even its part of biological cycle that is part of women’s nature, menstruation is still widely stigmatized. In many cultures period blood is also considered dirty. Stigmatization happens because the lack of knowledge or awareness about something. Read more

A Brief Insight on Study and Live in Belgia

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Last week, on Saturday, September 25th, 2021, we delivered a session to talk and to get an insight on what and how it feels to study and stay in Belgia. We managed to create this event because Winy Maisarah agreed to share with us her journey. We gathered almost sixty people to ask Kak Winy to uncover her secret why she ended up in Belgia and living her dream. 

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Engineering Career in Japan

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On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, Act Global organized a webinar called “Engineering Career in Japan”, the event was held online with 40 participants. We invited Fritz Dean Rivo Gultom as a speaker, he was a mechanical engineer in a Japanese multinational company. He is also one of the alumni of Mechanical Engineering, Gajah Mada University, Indonesia. We hope that the experience shared by Mr.Fritz can motivate us more and add insight into career life in Japan.

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