Stella Alinneshia

Wageningen, Wageningen Netherlands

Stella Alinneshia is a current master student in Wageningen University pursuing M.Sc in Food Technology specializing in Product Design following her interest in new product development, food innovation, and management. She was recognized as 1st international winner in Developing Solution for Developing Countries (DSDC) by Institute of Food Technologist in 2014 for developing high nutritious instant porridge from the by-product of vegetable oil industry to combat protein and energy malnutrition (PEM) in Africa. Her team was the 1st winner of the 2nd Indonesian Food-Bowl Quiz and 2nd Runner Up at ASEAN Undergraduate Food Quiz Bowl Competition 2013 in ASEAN Food Conference. Another remarkable milestone was 4th place at the 11th National Student Paper Competition 2013, developing a snack bar for type 2 DM patient to regulate the blood glucose level. She was recognized as the 3nd runner up in “The National Most Outstanding Student” by Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia in 2014 developing the local-based resource food for children under the age of five in Indonesia post-disaster condition. Apart from her core, her interests also lie in social entrepreneurship, sustainable development and environment, children, education, and leadership development. Among her many activities, she has been named as "The Outstanding Student in Extracurricular" in 2012 and 2013, semifinalist of Danone Young Social Entrepreneurship 2013, co-founder of youth environment and education initiative Trashsure Foundation in 2014, SUIJI head delegate for international service learning program in Kagawa University, one of 60 highly selected students of Young Leaders for Indonesia (YLI) wave 6 by McKinsey and Company, and presenter for International Student Summit in Food, Agriculture, and Environment in Thailand in 2014. Representing Ministry of Education Republic of Indonesia in One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin, Ireland, she was voted as South-East-Asia Coordinating Ambassador for the 2014-2015 period.