Who is Nithin?

Nithin Coca is a freelance journalist and media activist, and has worked on social change projects all around the world.
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Nithin has provided public relations, content marketing, and media strategy services for major NGOs, social enterprises, and community projects around the world. Click to see what he can do for you.

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Nithin’s articles have appeared in major media outlets, including Al Jazeera, Quartz, Atlantic Citylab, and The Diplomat, and have been translated in Dutch, French, Spanish, and Indonesian.

Latest Articles

Indonesia’s Anti-Corruption Fight

Feb 2016. Anti-corruption could be Jokowi’s ticket to political redemption.

Indonesia swims against the global green tide with new coal committments

Feb 2016. Indonesia is going headlong in the other direction: burning more coal to boost demand.

The story behind the Indian Ocean tsunami warning system

Feb 2016. Most people have recognized “the sharing economy” as more a convenient slogan than as heralding a new era of prosperity.

Suharto's Bloody Legacy

Dec 2015. Suharto’s purges of the 1960s cast a long shadow in Indonesia.

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Traveling Softly and Quietly is about that which we all want in our lives – meaning – through the tale of a young man seeking his purpose in life.

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Coca gives his readers an intimate look into a unique journey across the world but, more importantly, the evolution of a young man’s outlook as traveling changes him each step of the way. Coca is a fearless author, placing himself in a vulnerable light that allows the reader to understand and relate to him—an impressive and rare feat for a young author. History, humor, and fun-loving anecdotes made me feel like I was right there on the journey. As someone who lives for long-term travel and exploration, I believe this book is a must-read for the spirited wanderer and the vicarious homebody alike. Faaria Voliski

International Storyteller and Writer, FaariaVolinski.com

As with most travelers who take a big trip, Nithin learns learns a great deal about the world and its people, but as I read Traveling Softly and Quietly, the most powerful and moving story is the one going on internally. If you are interested in getting inside the mind of a long-term traveler and seeing the opportunities for personal growth, then Nithin’s book offers a fantastic glimpse. Adam Seper

Editor, Bootsnall.com

Great writing, great story, and great honesty by a talented new writer who shares his journey across multiple countries for meaning, identity, and inspiration…i found it thoughtfully written and a thoroughly enjoyable read!
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