Yenny Zanubba Wahid
Yenny Zanuba Wahid is a social entrepreneur and political activist who works to promote peace and tolerance in the world. Her work experiences include working as a special staff for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and President Abdurrahman Wahid, as well as working as a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and the Age Melbourne.
The Harvard graduate prefers to focus on her work on the grassroots, trying to empower many marginalized women through The Wahid Foundation. Her foundation's "Peace School" helps train young adults to combat online radicalism. She is also currently serving as a member of the Steering Committee of the Paris Peace Forum, initiated by President Macron of France, as well as one of the founding members of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, a UAE led initiative.
Yenny is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades, such as The Walkley Awards (Australia's highest award in journalism), Young Global Leader from the World Economic Forum, Women of Peace Award from Soka Gakai Japan, Ambassador of Peace from Universal Peace Federation, Defender of Children from Unicef, Figure of Change 2019 from Republika Media group, and the Most Promising Woman in the society as well as Asia's Most Important Figure by Tattler Magazine. She also founded many business ventures that gives back to the society through allocation of profit for social causes.