Anies Rasyid Baswedan
Anies Rasyid Baswedan is widely known as a young intellectual and inspiring academician. Anies Baswedan was born in Kuningan, West Java on 7 May 1969. He is Minister of Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education of the current administration. He earned his PH.D. from Northern Illinois University, Department of Political Science, Illinois, USA in 2005. Before he was appointed minister he was Rector of Paramadina University, Jakarta, since 2007. He got the position when he was 38 years old. He was one of Us-based Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Young Global Intellectuals.