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Debra Yatim


Country: Indonesia

Debra Yatim is an activist, journalist, columnist, filmmaker, and founder of multiple organizations, including Yayasan Kalyanamitra, one of the oldest women NGOs in Indonesia. She has published multiple poetry collections and translated short stories, longer fictions, poetries, and news articles. She is also active in theatre and is currently working on performance program for teenagers in Bulungan, North Kalimantan.

Debra Yatim adalah seorang pegiat, jurnalis, kolumnis, pembuat film, dan pendiri beberapa organisasi, termasuk Yayasan Kalyanamitra, salah satu LSM perempuan tertua di Indonesia. Ia telah menerbitkan beberapa kumpulan puisi dan menerjemahkan cerita pendek, fiksi yang lebih panjang, puisi, dan artikel berita. Ia juga aktif di teater dan saat ini sedang menggarap program pertunjukan untuk remaja di Bulungan, Kalimantan Utara.

Appearing in

Main Program | Project Multatuli: A Voice to the Voiceless

Multatuli’s book Max Havelaar is a powerful indictment of colonialism in the Dutch East Indies. Inspired by his fight for equality, Project Multatuli is a public journalism organization that expose …


Main Program | The Many Faces of Gender in Literature

The freedom of gender expression and fluidity continues to face challenges throughout times. Art and literature is widely considered as moderate fluid spaces that create spaces for openness to the …