Discussing the Social Entrepreneurial Movement as a Means of Provoking Normative Change in West Kalimantan, Indonesia: An Interview With Kinari Webb


  • Bethany Kois




Kinari Webb is a Yale-trained physician and currently runs the healthcare and environmental nonprofit organization Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) that is based in Sukadana, Indonesia. She has lived and worked near Gunung Palung National Park in Indonesian Borneo for 20 years. In this interview, conducted through email correspondence in March, 2013, Kinari talks about the social entrepreneurial movement, provides background on social and legal norms as they relate to illegal logging in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, and discusses the structure and methods used by ASRI to provoke positive societal change.

Author Biography

Bethany Kois

Bethany D. Kois recently returned from volunteer work with Alam Sehat Lestari in Sukadana, Indonesia. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Iowa State University and a Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law. She is currently studying normative change strategies and the effect of social entrepreneurs on law, policy, and society. Contact: bethany.kois@wmitchell.edu






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