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VOOYA PROVIDES PLATFORM FOR PASSIONATE DREAM CHASERS

  • Medina Rahma Putri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 20 2019   /  02:26 am

Start here: The webpage of VOOYA, an institution that aims to help young people find out their true passions. (Courtesy of Vooya)The more kids grow up, the more they encounter societal disapproval. They begin to believe that passion does not pay the bills. “Get a real job,” their parents often say. Eventually, as adults, they spend most of their lives doing things they hate, just to get by.One of the most celebrated Indonesian fashion designers, Barli Asmara, almost fell into the trap of society’s expectations when he was young.As a young man, Barli never openly told his friends about his passion for drawing and sketching fashion designs. Back then, the fashion world was considered too feminine for a man to enter and so Barli did not get the approval of his parents to enter fashion school.To please his parents, Barli decided to enroll in interior design at Triskati University after...