A Discussion with Paul Bartlett: Director of Katalis

IA-CEPA ECP Katalis (Katalis) is a unique, five-year (2020-25) government-backed business development program unlocking the vast potential of economic partnership between Australia and Indonesia. Established under the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Economic Cooperation Program (IA-CEPA ECP). Katalis complements existing Australian development program activities with a commercially oriented, bilateral approach, placing gender equality and social inclusion

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Ade Putri Paramadita

Ade Putri Paramadita: The Culinary Storyteller

Ade Putri diligently introduces Indonesian culinary history and culture to the world, and teaches us to look further into the experience and processes behind creating food and the eating experience, than just saying, “tasty” or “not tasty”. For that she is proud to call herself as a culinary storyteller. Food is one of the media

Wendy Haryanto: What Role Does Real Estate Play in The Future Of The Country?

The Jakarta Property Institute (JPI) is a non-profit organization with a mission to make Jakarta a more livable city and accelerate the growth of the property industry. They conduct research, collaborate with experts and facilitate dialogue among various stakeholders to solve pressing urban issues that affect the city’s economic growth and living standards. Their role

Maya Nelson Head of Jakarta Intercultural School

An Interview with Maya Nelson, At the Helm of Jakarta Intercultural School

With over 70 years of established history in international education, Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) is nationally and regionally recognised as a leading institution for teaching and learning. After two years of online instruction, the school starts the 2022/23 academic year with an updated Strategic Plan and a new leader at its helm. In this interview,


Chef Attila Körmöczi at InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah

Ever since its opening in late 2018, InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah has become an icon of luxurious hospitality experiences in Jakarta. From its well-appointed rooms to its elegant dining and wedding experiences, the hotel is contributing significantly to South Jakarta’s wealth of cosmopolitan ways of life. The hotel appointed Chef Attila Körmöczi in June 2021

Julia Suryakusuma: Still Fighting for What is Right

Julia Suryakusuma, who was born on 19th July 1954, is considered one of the most influential feminist scholars of Indonesia and her writings are cited widely, both nationally and internationally.  As one of the intellectual pioneers of the feminist movement, she has influenced three generations of feminists, and is often considered the “grandmother” of Indonesian

Dr. Meryl “Mimi” Kallman: The Doctor That’s Gone ‘Viral’

She could be a doctor in the USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, or anywhere else in the world, but Dr. Meryl “Mimi” Kallman chose Indonesia 15 years ago and has never looked back. Dr. Meryl came to Indonesia following her experience volunteering in rural India with a focus on infectious viral diseases, and in

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Luis Tsuboyama: HE The Ambassador of Peru to Indonesia

Ambassador Tsuboyama is  a career member of the Foreign Service of Peru, has served as the Director General for Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2020 to 2022 and served as the first Chief of Mission at the Peruvian Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam. He earned a B.A. in Law and Political Science

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Noni Purnomo: New Visions for Blue Bird Group

We asked some serious business leaders to look post-pandemic, to the future of the country: now pushing forward with its key role in G20, the major move of the business community through B20, to the rapid development of the crypto currencies and NFT markets, to the looming expansion of the Metaverse, the continued China-US tensions, and the

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