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Safir Soeparna

A one of a kind creative type who has been unconventionally blending his passions – creative design, traveling, HIV awareness, and LGBT rights.
Experience
Bangkok, Thailand
Mar 2013Present
Bangkok, Thailand
May 2013Present
Graphic Designer for "Being LGBT in Asia" Initiative
Bangkok, Thailand
Feb 2014Jun 2014
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Feb 2012Apr 2012
Orphanage Nimmit Asia
Volunteer Worker
Volunteering as caregiver and English teacher in an orphanage that hosts 40 Thai kids ranging from 2 to 16 years old.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nov 2011Feb 2012
Cetuphon - School for Novice Monks
Volunteer Teacher
Volunteering as teacher for English subject in a school enrolled by novice (Buddhist) monks who are equal to grade 10-12 students
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mar 2011Jun 2011
"Living with HIV" Project
Creative Director
"Living with HIV" Project provides HIV/AIDS awareness workshops for high schools and universities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Jakarta, Indonesia
Nov 2010Mar 2011
Marketing Officer
Managed the marketing communication of social networking and chatting platform products, such as Yahoo! Messenger SMS, Facebook SMS, Nokia Messaging packaging and Twitter SMS.
Jakarta, Indonesia
Mar 2010Apr 2010
McCann Erickson
Intern
Employed in three different brand communication projects: Cathay Pacific airline, Djarum Merah cigarette and SGM Balita baby’s nutricial milk.
Education
Bandung, Indonesia
Aug 2007Oct 2010
Bachelor of Business and Management
Exchange student in University of Groningen, The Netherlands (August 2009 - February 2010).
Graduated with GPA of 3.67.
Final dissertation titled "Attitude towards Sexual Suggestive Advertising: An Experimental Investigation on Indonesian Muslim Female Consumers", 2010.
Secondary dissertation titled "Country Branding through Film-Induced Tourism", 2009.
Groningen, Netherlands
Aug 2009Feb 2010
exchange student
LASSALE College of the Arts, Singapore
Jul 2011
student
The workshop is created by LASSALE college of the arts (Singapore) and it aims to help students build their understanding of the visual arts, develop their skills and introduce them to the creative thinking process
Bangkok, Thailand
Aug 2012Oct 2013
Master of Arts
Minoring in social development on HIV/LGBT issues, with accomplished thesis/papers such as, to name a few, The Politics of Sodomy Law, How Cities Infect their Gay Dwellers with HIV (presented as e-poster in 2013 ICAAP), and The Injustice behind HIV Travel Restriction (won best paper award in 2013 Bangkok International Student Conference).
Awards
Feb 2009
2009 National Finalist
Feb 2008
2008 International Delegate
Jun 2009
2009 International Participant
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Arabic (Conversational), Bahasa Indonesia (Native)