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Butet Manurung

Butet Manurung completed her degrees in anthropology and Indonesian literature from Padjajaran University, Bandung, and earned her Master’s degree in applied anthropology and participatory development from the Australian National University. This educator and activist has received much international recognition, including, being named in UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Award in 2001, as well as TIME magazine’s Hero of Asia in 2004; she was also named an Ashoka Fellow in 2006; named among Asia’s Young Leaders in 2007; a Young Global Leader in 2009; and, most recently, Ernst & Young’s Indonesian Social Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012.

 

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