Devi Asmarani

Devi Muri Asmarani

Devi Asmarani is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Jakarta-based feminist webmagazine Magdalene.co. She started her career at The Jakarta Post followed by Singapore-based The Straits Times. She is the 2018 recipient of S.K. Trimurti Award 2018 given annually by the Alliance of Independent Journalists Indonesia to a journalist or activist who plays an important role in the cause of press freedom, freedom of expression, gender equality and the public’s rights to information. Devi is also a writing and media trainer.

Sessions by Devi Asmarani

  • 6 October 2019
    2:00 pm 3:00 pm
According to an article published by Harvard Business Review, women as subjects of stories only appear in a quarter of television, radio, and print news in comparison to men who are seen three times more. And historically, the portrayal of the LGBT community in media has been negative, reflecting […]
  • 6 October 2019
    11:45 am 12:45 pm
“Why don’t you wear the headscarf? Don’t you know that our God has decreed as such?” “Have you asked for permission from your husband to go out for lunch with your friends? You can’t do anything without his consent.” “Don’t bother fighting with your ex husband. Men will always […]