Detty Saluling


Detty Saluling is the Manager of the Rainforest Journalism Fund initiative. Prior to joining the Pulitzer Center, Detty was the communication coordinator at RECOFTC, a non-profit organization supporting people and forest, where she managed communications and outreach and supported strategies and documentation with a team of communication officers in seven country offices in Asia-Pacific. She was the leader for the institution’s major events and engagements at regional and global levels to hold multistakeholder forums, bridge practice and policies dialogues, and highlight achievements of local champions.

Detty has extensive experiences working in social development, managing education and knowledge management initiatives in Southeast Asia. She led liaisons and collaborations with national governments, UN agencies, local community, international donors, civil society, academia, media and youth groups. Since 2018, Detty has been the leader of the Asia-Pacific Forest Communicators Network, which is part of the FAO-hosted Global Network.  

Detty’s background is in development and international studies focusing on human rights, poverty and education. She is based in Bangkok, Thailand.

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