Stephanie Arrowsmith is an associate at SecondMuse, a global network-centered innovation company focused on public-private sector challenges and co-founder of Impact Hub Jakarta, a coworking space and innovation hub for purpose-driven startups in Indonesia’s capital city. She was also the curator of the first ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, fostering collaboration among countries and sectors towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals and building a stronger ecosystem of support in Southeast Asia.
As a cross-sector ecosystem builder and community leader, she has been active in the dialogue around support for startups and social enterprises in the ASEAN region and is passionate about enabling an environment where entrepreneurs can be a catalyst for social change and development. She is currently co-leading the delivery of Frontier Innovators - an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s innovationXchange - a search for innovative businesses in the Asia-Pacific that are delivering impact through their work.
Born in Indonesia and raised in Australia - Stephanie is a global citizen and happiest with her backpack on, exploring new places and turning strangers into friends. Her experience in social entrepreneurship, policy, fundraising and advocacy has taken her to over 35 countries, including living in Australia, Indonesia, Guatemala, Cambodia and New York City.