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We are guided by the best in the region.
Dr. Anies Baswedan
Dr. Anies is the Governor of Jakarta and previously the Indonesia Minister of Education and Culture. The former Rector of Jakarta’s Paramadina University also founded Gerakan Indonesia Mengajar, a movement that inspires top university graduates to teach in remote areas of the archipelago to bridge the urban-rural divide.
Attorney Katrina Legarda
In her 30-year career, Atty. Katrina chalked up many firsts in the Philippine’s legal history upholding the rights of women and children. Her experiences inspired her to found the Child Justice League to provide free legal aid to abused children. Katrina also shares her infectious spirit and legal know-how through professorships at five universities in Manila.
Kamarudin earned his reputation as one of Asia’s foremost financial wizards through his unceasing efforts securing backing to fuel the fastest growing airline group in the world. As Group CEO of AirAsia X and Chairman of AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), Kamarudin has been an indispensable partner to Tony Fernandes in building AirAsia into a regional champion.