Stephanie Wiriahardja believes in the power of happiness and applies this concept to all spectrums of her work. Taking dandelion flowers as her inspiration, Stephanie’s self proclaimed ‘The Dandelion Theory‘ stems from the building blocks of her compassion to grow, evolve, and continue sharing her ideas.
She was born and raised in Jakarta, but moved to Vancouver eight years ago to continue her education. Despite her young age (23 years old), Stephanie has a strong experience under her belt as laid out on her LinkedIn. Her passion both in design and building communities have been tested and proven through her various involvements including: HootSuite, the #1 startup in Canada, the award-winning SIFE Simon Fraser (now part of ENACTUS) and Banner Bags, Olympic Broadcasting Services, as well as in Canadian National Institute for the Blind.
Stephanie is currently the Community Manager of Higher Education at HootSuite, the top social media management system used by 79 of the Fortune 100 companies and 5+ million people worldwide. She successfully brought 316% of user growth and help hosted 110 events in 43 cities in 2012. Beside working full-time at HootSuite, Stephanie is also the involved in the Marketing team of Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran, ensuring the quality of the collaterals and the story produced.
Various pieces of her work have been featured and published in TrendHunter, Networking in Vancouver, Translink, and Forbes. She is currently nominated as the Must Follow (on Twitter) 2013 by The Social Media Awards in Vancouver and is noted as the Top 1% Most Viewed LinkedIn profile in 2012.