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Agita Pasaribu

2024 Fellow

Founder and Executive Director - Bullyid App - NMA Foundation

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Agita Pasaribu is the Founder and Executive Director of Bullyid App (NMA Foundation), a pioneering tech-charity that provides accessible mental health support and access to justice to victims of OGBV with a survivors-centered approach. To date, over 220,000+ people have received support. Agita’s notable career achievements include her instrumental role in transforming the Sexual Violence Bill into law in Indonesia and leading advocacy efforts that have garnered international recognition, under her leadership Bullyid App works collaboratively with Ministry of Women Empowerment and Children Protection and National Cybercrime Agency in Indonesia.

Based on her work at Bullyid App she was invited by UNESCO to join the UNESCO Youth AI (Artificial Intelligence) Ethics Steering Committee. Previously, she was elected as Deputy Coordinator for Youth IGF Global Movement as part of the UN Internet Governance Forum. During that event, she led 35 youth representatives from around the world to develop sustainable digital literacy programs in their communities to strengthen children and youth capacity to keep themselves safe online. Agita is also an ITU Children Protection Online Expert Member, utilizing her expertise in Southeast Asia to solve and advocate for the lack of digital sexual education in the area and assist the relevant Indonesian government with online child sexual exploitation.

Driven by a passion for social justice and a commitment to leveraging technology for positive change, Agita’s mission is to create inclusive and equitable digital spaces. She holds an LL.B in Criminal Law from Universitas Indonesia and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Malaya. Additionally, she has earned various certifications in data protection, AI ethics, and digital governance, underpinning her expertise and dedication to her field.