Nurmala Kartini Pandjaitan Sjahrir
Dr. Nurmala Kartini Pandjaitan Sjahrir is one of Indonesian’s leading figure in International Relations. She was the Indonesian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary accredited to the Government of Argentina, Paraguay and the Orientalrepublic of Uruguay from September 2010 until October 2014. She earned her Master’s degree from Boston University, in 1981, and her Doctorate degree in 1983. The mother of two also serves as the Chairwoman of the Indonesian Anthropologicalassociation (AAI), Chairwoman of Ragunan Zoo Foundation, and founder of Suaraibu Peduli.