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Surviving Between Two Cultures – Kania Maniasa
February 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Being a foreigner living in Bali trying to navigate both cultures can be challenging. Understand more how to survive and make the best out of your experience living in a multicultural environment. Learn more about cultural differences with a native Balinese who experienced both Western and Balinese culture through a lively discussion with Kania Maniasa.
Kania Maniasa is a Balinese who moved to the United States to follow her parents pursuing a career as a journalist in Washington D.C. As an immigrant, she was exposed to the working environment at a very young age. Working her first part-time job at a county library at age 15. Academically, Kania won the Ambassador Award for Excellence, graduated university with Summa cum laude as a Senator of the Student Body. After 12 years of living abroad, Kania felt the need to come back to Bali, to give back to the community and make an impact towards the future of her island through her role as Chief of Philanthropy and Development at the Green School.