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Veronica Colondam

Born in Medan, North Sumatra, Veronica Colondam has been the founder and CEO of the Yayasan Cipta Anak Bangsa Foundation since 1999.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications and public relations and a Master of Science degree from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Diseases in the UK. Veronica trained in social entrepreneurship at INSEAD and completed the Education and Global Leadership course at Harvard’s Kennedy School. She is also the recipient of the UN-Vienna Civil Society Award (2001), Asian of the Year (2009), and Schwab Social Entrepreneur (2012).

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