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Be the catalyst of change! | Veronica Colondam | TEDxYouth@SPH
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TEDxYouth@SPH was an independently organized TED event held on February 20, 2016 at @america, Pacific Place, Jakarta.

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Veronica Colondam is the CEO and Founder of Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB, which translates as the "Loving the Nation's Children Foundation"). YCAB ranks #63 in Top 100 NGO by the Global Journal, Geneva, as the only Indonesian origin organization. Earned her Master degree in Social Science from the Imperial College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Diseases.

Veronica is the youngest recipient of the UN-Vienna Civil Society Award (2001), Young Global Leaders by World Economic Forum (2006), Fellow of Asia Society 21 Young Leader (2007) and Globe Asia's Most Powerful Women in Indonesia (2015). In 2014, she was Forbes' 10 Most Inspiring Women and named as Forbes 48 Asian Philanthropists.

More about YCAB here: http://www.ycabfoundation.org/
More about TEDxYouth@SPH 2016 here: http://tedxyouth-sph.com

Veronica Colondam is the CEO and Founder of Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB, which translates as the "Loving the Nation's Children Foundation"). It was founded in 1999 out of deep concern and love for the youth of Indonesia. Focused in the area of youth development, YCAB transitioned into a social enterprise that has empowered more than three million youths through education and economic empowerment in a sustainable way. YCAB ranks #63 in Top 100 NGO by the Global Journal, Geneva, as the only Indonesian origin organization.

Veronica is the youngest recipient of the UN-Vienna Civil Society Award (2001), Young Global Leaders by World Economic Forum (2006), Fellow of Asia Society 21 Young Leader (2007) and Globe Asia's Most Powerful Women in Indonesia (2015). She also received Global Social Innovator Award (2008), Channel News Asia's Change Maker Award (2009) and the “Asian of the Year”(2009). She was Forbes' 10 Most Inspiring Women and named as Forbes 48 Asian Philanthropists.

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