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Agita Pasaribu

Agita Pasaribu

Tanoto Foundation AsiaGlobal Fellow

Founder and Executive Director

Bullyid App, Indonesia

Indonesia

About Agita Pasaribu

Agita Pasaribu is the Founder and Executive Director of Bullyid App (NMA Foundation), a pioneering tech-charity dedicated to providing accessible mental health support and access to justice for victims of online gender-based violence (OGBV) through a survivor-centered approach. To date, over 220,000+ individuals have received support from Bullyid App. 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 collaborates with the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Children Protection and the National Cybercrime Agency in Indonesia.

Based on her work at Bullyid App, Agita 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, where she led 35+ youth representatives from around the world to develop sustainable digital literacy programs in their communities, strengthening the capacity of children and youth to keep themselves safe online. Agita is also an ITU Children Protection Online Expert Member, utilizing her expertise in Southeast Asia to address the lack of digital sexual education and assist the relevant Indonesian government authorities with online child sexual exploitation issues.

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 LLB in criminal law from Universitas Indonesia and an MA 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.

Her research as an AsiaGlobal Fellow will look into the legal and ethical implications of deepfake technologies.

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