Anbita Nadine Siregar or Nadine is founder of Generation Girl. After graduating from Boston University with a degree in computer science, Nadine worked as a product engineer in Gojek for three years before being involved in Yayasan Generasi Maju Berkarya (YGMB)—the foundation that oversees programs such as Generation Girl and Pengajar Belajar—full-time. Besides of her work in YGMB, she is currently also pursuing a master’s degree in social entrepreneurship.
In this episode, we have a chat with founder of Generation Girl, Anbita Nadine Siregar. Generation Girl is a non-profit organization aimed at introducing young girls to the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields through fun & educational programs. We talk about a lot of things - from Nadine’s experience as a product engineer, Generation Girl’s sister program called Pengajar Belajar that targets IT teachers in Indonesia, how Generation Girl is moving towards financial sustainability, and much more!
00:44 - How Nadine got interested in tech
06:19 - Nadine’s experience as a product engineer
17:56 - About Yayasan Generasi Maju Berkarya (YGMB) and intro to YGMB’s programs
20:57 - How Generation Girl began
27:50 - Nadine’s role model in tech
30:00 - About Pengajar Belajar
38:36 - Interesting stories from Generation Girl
46:11 - How Generation Girl is moving towards financial sustainability
58:40 - Running YGMB’s programs before and after the pandemic
01:00:56 - YGMB’s upcoming programs
01:04:00 - What we can do to reduce the gender gap in STEM