My Highlights

I’ve been lucky to have such an exciting journey, and I’m extremely grateful for the chance I’ve been given!

Scroll down to see some highlights of my journey. I can’t list everything here, but you can follow my Twitter or Instagram at @yumaSoerianto for more!


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Apple WWDC Scholarship

I’m an Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) scholarship and Swift Student Challenge winner for five years in a row (2017-2021). In 2017 I was the youngest (10 years old) and had the incredible opportunity to go to California and have a chat with Apple CEO Tim Cook!

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Apple WWDC

World Youth Forum

I spoke in Egypt twice – about leadership in 2017, and about Artificial Intelligence in 2019. The last session was attended by thousands of people including the president of Egypt. I also received an award from the president.

World Youth Forum Egypt

Apple App Store features

My games and I have been featured on the Apple App Store. This is one of the best things for an app developer!

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Apple App Store

Victorian Young Achiever Award

Every year an exceptional group of young Victorians receive an award for their achievements. I’m proud to be one of them!

Victorian Young Achiever Award

Today at Apple

One of my goals is to encourage other children to start coding. At Apple Stores in Melbourne and Singapore I helped to teach coding at Today at Apple and Hour of Code sessions.

Today at Apple

Melbourne Knowledge Week

I participated in the Melbourne Knowledge week by running a children coding workshop and speaking about innovation.

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Melbourne Knowledge Week

Pausefest

Pausefest is a premier business and creativity conference in Melbourne. I was one of the panelists and we talked about leadership and my journey.

Pausefest

Stand Up for the Future

My story is featured in a book “Stand up for the Future - a Celebration of Inspirational Young Australians"

Stand Up for the Future

Swift Innovators' Summit

I was a keynote speaker at the Apple Swift Innovation event in Singapore. I also ran coding workshops as well as taught a group of teachers coding in Xcode!

Swift Innovators' Summit

Icon of Indonesia

I was selected as one of the icons of Indonesia. It was such an honour to be among the other inspirational people!

Icon of Indonesia

Taekwondo Black Belt

I earned a black belt after years of training. It was tough but worth every drop of my sweat!

Taekwondo Black Belt

Speaking Engagements

I regularly speak about coding and technology at various local and international events.

Speaking Engagements
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