Running for my Mom: London Winter Run 2017

My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer 7 years ago and she has done several chemo, radiation and natural therapy, and a mastectomy. I am very thankful that I still have my mom around. I decided to run for her in the upcoming London Winter Run 2017. I’ve received tremendous support from families and friends. I’ll team-up with four more friends: Arie Prayogo, Eva Renon, Irene … Continue reading Running for my Mom: London Winter Run 2017

Twenty Six

Twenty six, it means I have spent 15 years away from my parents. I first moved from home when I was 11 years old for my junior high school in Padang Panjang, and then Bekasi for my senior high school and finally Bandung for my undergraduate before I had the opportunity to travel to 16 countries around the world. Now, I’m living in London pursuing … Continue reading Twenty Six

Banyak Jalan Menuju “Roma”, Jalan Mana yang Kita Pilih?

Apa yang akan kamu lakukan jika; Bermimpi melanjutkan kuliah ke jenjang Master / PhD. Selama tiga tahun, kamu telah mendapatkan tujuh surat tanda terima (Letter of Acceptance – LoA) dari 7 kampus di Eropa. Akan tetapi beasiswa masih belum didapat untuk menebus LoA tersebut. Akankah kamu bertahan mencari beasiswa atau mengubur mimpi itu? Hidup adalah Pilihan Pilihan melanjutkan kuliah ke jenjang Master dan PhD bagi saya adalah … Continue reading Banyak Jalan Menuju “Roma”, Jalan Mana yang Kita Pilih?

Why I Chose King’s College London?

In May 2013 I met with Andy Sumner (Director of King’s International Development at King’s College London) when he came to Bandung to present his latest research at FEB UNPAD Lecture Series. He is a good friend of Pak Arief Anshory Yusuf, Director of the Center for Economics and Development Studies – CEDS where I am currently working as a junior researcher. It took a few … Continue reading Why I Chose King’s College London?