Callysta Thony

Callysta Thony is a Strategy Consultant at Eden Strategy Institute, with experience in research and program development. Before joining Eden, Callysta worked with the Urban-Rural Systems team at the Future Cities Lab (FCL) to conduct research on peri-urban settlements in Indonesia, sharpening her skills in ethnography and spatial data analysis. Driving social impact has been at the core of Callysta’s work both locally and regionally. In Singapore, she led the inaugural NUS ACSEP Crossing the Chasm Challenge (2015), where undergraduate students co-created solutions with social enterprises across Southeast Asia, and volunteered as an education facilitator with Skillseed, a local social enterprise. In Indonesia, Callysta has worked with the Program Development team at the YCAB Foundation to align program offerings at YCAB’s Learning Centers across the country with industry trends and needs. Additionally, she supported the launch of a web-based training, development and recruiting platform which works towards addressing youth unemployment amongst vocational training school graduates. She has also worked with Impact Hub Jakarta to craft its corporate innovation training program and materials, and build an ecosystem of collaborators in the national impact space. Callysta holds an honors degree in Urban Studies and a minor in Chinese Studies from Yale-NUS College.