Aksi! for gender, social and ecological justice
For more than two decades, Titi Soentoro has been active in women’s, environmental and social movements in her home country, Indonesia and in the Asian continent. As her main advocacy, she promotes human and women’s rights, safeguards, and accountability in the context of development. Recently, she has been heavily involved in climate change financing work. She is into policy advocacy, project monitoring, and capacity building for activists and affected communities in Indonesia and other Asian countries. She also provides international skill-share training on gender, climate, and financial institutions. Titi monitors exclusively international financial institutions (IFIs) like the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank, the Green Climate Fund (GCF), as well as the financing of ASEAN in the context of ASEAN Economic Communities and ASEAN Infrastructure Bank. From 2009-2012, Titi was the Network Advocacy Coordinator of NGO Forum on ADB. Currently, she is the policy advisor of Aksi! for gender, social and ecological justice, an organization she established with other four Indonesian feminists. Titi is a representative of Aksi! at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Women, Law, and Development (APWLD), one of the Coordinating Group members of the Southeast Asian Women Caucus on ASEAN, and a member of GenderCC – Women for Climate Change.
Program Advisory Committee of ARROW (Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for and Technical Working Group of JS-APMDD on GCF. Recently, Titi became a new member of the Jubilee South/Asia-Pacific Movements on Debt and Development (JS-APMDD) This Forum member is also part of the NGO Forum on ADB, Women). A native speaker of Bahasa Indonesia, Titi also speaks English and German.
In 1986, she took up economics at the Technical University in Berlin, Germany. For her cultural interests and recreation, Titi studies Buddhist wisdom and does Vipassana meditation in Mahesi Sayedaw and Goenka traditions, yoga and tai chi. Titi is also a serious amateur photographer.
She can be reached at email@example.com.