Agita Pasaribu

Agita Pasaribu is currently the Founder of Bullyid App, an online platform that provides a safe space to help you identify, gives action guidance, connects you to relevant support and encourages victims of online abuse and domestic violence to report their issues. Agita has been advocating for progressive youth-related policies at various diplomatic and international forums to promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Prior to founding Bullyid, Agita has contributed to youth empowerment initiatives both nationally and internationally for over a decade. She has co-founded Tweet Kuliah, Instilling Learning for Malaysian Unity, led Safer Internet Day 2020 celebrations in 11 countries, and Youth IGF Movement (UN IGF recognised global youth initiative) in over 35 countries.

Her biggest interests are utilizing technology to solve deep social issues worldwide and benefiting the most vulnerable in society. Agita contribution and commitment to youth empowerment has been recognized and celebrated globally, she has been advocating to the UN, ITU and WHO on how Artificial Intelligence can be used to detect early symptoms of mental health illness on social media and to reduce cyberbullying cases.

Agita is the AI Ethics & Legal Advisor at the Care Innovation Corporation, expert member at the AI Policy Exchange, as well as part of working group member of WHO SDG 3.4 Global Youth, UN Major Group for Children & Youth and ITU-Indonesia Concern Forum. She is a Fred J. Hansen Fellow, ILive2Lead International Young Women’s Alumnae, Southeast Asia Young Leader and Global Strategic Leadership Award 2019 “Social Cause Category” awardee from the AAFT University of Media & Arts and Top 10 of Asia & Starplanet. Agita shared about “Experiencing Diversity” from her travel journey at TEDxTalk. She received LL.B (Criminal Law) from the University of Indonesia and M.A in International Relations-ASEAN Studies focusing on open data policy, open government partnership, cyberspace in Southeast Asia from University of Malaya.