It was the spirit of “wanting to build something” that drove Dessy to explore her interests on connecting the unconnected, giving meaning to the unnoticed, providing values to the hidden through design thinking and design ethnography lens. She has been involved in social causes nationally and internationally for 14 years and combined with her works on aviation safety issues. She has served various organizations and institutions, on areas such as organizational development, economic leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship education.
Through SociopreneurID, Dessy is developing a multi-stakeholders ecosystem through entrepreneurship education to nurture the growth of leaders with entrepreneurial mindset in academia, business, government and society. She has launched targeted programs and activities to foster interpersonal skills, leadership abilities, empathy, innovation and entrepreneurship.