Jakarta, Indonesia, April 19, 2022: The Women in Sport Commission of the Indonesian Olympic Committee will celebrate Kartini Day this month with a webinar featuring successful female athletes and Olympians.
Entitled “The Bright Future Awaits”, the webinar will take place on Saturday, April 23. The keynote speaker is Indonesian tennis legend Yayuk Basuki and the guest speaker is up-and-coming rifle shooter Vidya Rafika.
The event is being held to mark Kartini Day - an Indonesian holiday commemorating the birth in 1879 of Raden Ajeng Kartini, one of the country's national heroes and a pioneer in the emancipation of Indonesian women.
Indonesia’s Women in Sport Commission is one of the most active in the region, holding chat shows and other events to promote successful women in sport and to encourage other female athletes and sports administrators to push for the top.