Showing posts from October, 2023

Rahayu’s Pursuit of Excellence in Launching Her Tech Career

A Story of Rahayu Rahmadila, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Statistics, Universitas Diponegoro We can become the best version of ourselves by embracing the forces that push us forward, inward and outward. The strength comes from within or from simply the challenges we face every day. Knowing that embracing challenges can push her personal growth, Rahayu Rahmadila (21) always strived for excellence. Her dream of becoming a tech talent prompted her to join Bangkit 2023 Batch 1. At the end of her journey in Bangkit, her efforts paid off. She finally launched her career in one of Indonesia’s big marketplaces. How could she reach her dream? Let’s dive into Rahayu’s story to know more about the pursuit of her career goal! The Girl Who Dreamed of a Career in Data In the Regency of Lima Puluh Kota, West Sumatra, Rahayu was the third of four children. Her father worked as a civil servant, and her mother was a housewife. Rahayu’s parents expected nothing but to see their thirdborn be success

The Future of Javanese Language and Culture is in Good Hands of Baksara

A Story of Baksara, One of the Top 20 Product-Based Capstone Projects in Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Indonesia's cultural diversity is a national treasure. From one region to another, this country has a wide range of unique customs, traditions, and arts. Among 715 local languages in Indonesia, Javanese has the most significant number of speakers. A survey by Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) or Statistics Indonesia 2023 mentioned that there are 80 million Javanese speakers. It shows that 29% of Indonesians speak Javanese. Unfortunately, the data of Javanese speakers presented before results from a 0.8% decrease in the number from the previous year. A group of young people from Surabaya, Jawa Timur, know the abovementioned findings. They want Javanese, as their local language and culture, to be preserved. Therefore, these students united to build a product that could help middle and high schoolers learn Javanese. Who are they, and what do they make? Let’s read the whole story! A Group of Youth A

Dream Big and Never Give Up on Them

A Story of Okta Surya Arif, Bangkit 2023 Batch 2 Cohort from Informatics Engineering, Universitas Lampung Have you ever dreamed big but decided to give up because you knew your wish seemed too impossible to come true? Recall that moment and ask yourself. Is it the dream that was too big for you, or is it just you who are too easy to back down? If the answer is the second one, please make Okta Surya Arif (22) your paragon of perseverance. This young man from Lampung was born with a short stature. However, it didn’t stop him from dreaming big; he aspired to launch a career in leading tech companies. Although Okta’s journey was still long, he was determined to work towards his dream by joining Bangkit 2023 Batch 2. Inside his small stature that is only 120 cm tall, there is a big heart, a positive attitude, and even bigger dreams. Let’s read Okta’s whole story! A Spirit Shines Through from a Small Stature Okta was born different from his other siblings. As mentioned above, the fourth of f

Contributing Both to the Industry and to the Incubation Program: Why Not?

A Story of Rezkytadewi Puspita, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Informatics and Computer Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Jakarta What makes someone a great tech talent? Rezkytadewi Puspita (21) said it’s the eagerness to grow and the courage to be problem solvers. Aspiring to be an exceptional female tech talent, Rezky―that’s what she’s―wanted to be both. She hoped that she could be both a reliable tech talent and an impactful tech innovator. Determining to pursue these dreams, Rezky signed up for Bangkit 2023 Batch 1. At the end of her Bangkit journey, Rezky had her wish. How come and how did Bangkit help her get closer to her dream? Let’s read Rezky’s whole story! Rezky’s Passion for Tech Since she was very young, Rezky had been dreaming about a tech talent. Her fascination with technology grew when she realized that technology is something that can be leveraged to solve human complex problems. It sparked in her whenever she thought about becoming an innovative tech talent who coul

Never Let Life Get You Down, Because You’re Stronger Than You Think

A Story of Yoga Sulistiyo Widodo, Bangkit 2023 Batch 2 Cohort from Information Technology, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta Life has different ways of transforming us into a resilient person. Even sometimes, it gives us hardship so we can grow stronger and tougher as time goes by. Yoga Sulistiyo Widodo (20) had experienced this. The young man already understood that life’s obstacles are inevitable because of the difficulties that his family underwent not so long ago. Navigating through the ups and downs of life, Yoga realized that life's challenges exist not to let him down but to teach him how to bounce back from setbacks. He knew that he was stronger than he thought and would leverage his resilience to build a successful career in tech. Yoga and His Family in Overcoming Adversity In Desa Trayeman, Kabupaten Tegal, Yoga was born from a humble family. His father was a teacher, and his mother was a housewife. As a middle-class family, Yoga had gone through both good and bad times with

Don’t Limit Yourself, Aim for the Stars!

A Story of Azka Zufar Hanif, Bangkit 2023 Batch 1 Graduate from Informatics Engineering, President University Often, our lack of confidence in ourselves prevents us from moving forward, whereas the first step to achieving our goals is to believe that we can. The belief that one day he will become a tech talent is something that Azka (20) has always had. He is confident that his faith will take him closer to his dream. Born someone with cerebral palsy didn’t hinder Azka from having an ambition to land a tech job. He feels confident that his endeavor in learning in Bangkit will help him gain technical expertise before breaking into the tech industry. Did he manage to catch the star? Let’s read Azka’s full story! “I don’t want to limit myself.” In Desa Ciherang, Kabupaten Cianjur, Azka was born and raised by his parents. Being the first of three children makes Azka want to be a good role model for his younger sisters. Despite being a cerebral palsy sufferer with fine motor skills disorder