Truly y inspirational
draws to a close, it’s time to take stock and think about the people who have inspired us in 2017. the annual it list celebrates some of these special individuals. in our final issue for the year, we note their achievements so far as well as their hopes and dreams for the future.
winda Malika siregar, a founder of Mitra Museum Jakarta, tells us about her mission as a concerned socialite to help preserve indonesia’s cultural heritage, and why one of her ambitions is to build a new art and science museum for the nation’s children.
selly wilson, a mother, philanthropist and entrepreneur who was born into the yyogyakarta aristocracy, shares her secrets to always looking great and why she sees fashion as a form of expression. “i don’t believe that age should determine our sense of style,” declares our fashion icon.
emily Jaury, this year’s it girl, is shaking up the style scene here with loveand flair, which began as a fashion e-commerce venture and now has a physical store in Plaza indonesia. the dynamic young entrepreneur explains how she uses instagram as a “virtual catwalk”.
Business leader Jimmy Masrin is literally building a better society in his work as a philanthropist. as a member of the international board of habitat for humanity, he is helping build homes for low-income families in 80 countries. Meanwhile, with happy hearts fund, Masrin is involved in rebuilding damaged schools for thousands of children.
also in this year’s it list, meet soccer star irfan Bachdim, whose good looks as well as his skills on the pitch have made him massively popular here; green entrepreneur kevin kumala, who warns us that “indonesia is drowning in an ocean of plastic pollution”; couturier hian tjen, renowned for his unabashedly feminine gowns; and actress Marsha timothy, who, fresh from a trip to cannes, talks about her role of a lifetime in
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May i wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year.