IDEAS 4.0Chaerany Putri

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Chaerany is a Founder & CEO of GerakCepat, it is a platform that gives Indonesian youth the opportunity to play a role in crafting a better future for Indonesia. It is a learning space for youth to drive sustainable social initiatives and a collaborative platform for changemakers to turn their intent into action.

She started her carrier in 2007 as an entrepreneur and has a wide-ranging experience in political, organization and social activities in the country. In 2008, she joined HIPMI (Indonesia Young Entrepreneur Association) and also KADIN (Indonesia Chamber of Commerce & Industry) and she is still active being one of the committee member until now. 

In 2013 She was also chosen as one of the candidates to take an Executive Education called IDEAS, a program that has been initiated by United in Diversity Foundation in Indonesia with MIT Sloan School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. In early 2014, she deactivated herself to do the family business and decided to do more social activities, concerning in the remote areas in all over Indonesia.

Her expertise includes communication, business strategist, sustainable development and building campaign. She is also directly involved in both Presidential Elections in 2009 campaigning for Mr Jusuf Kalla and built a community called Sahabat Muda to win the early voters and also in 2014 previous election campaigning for Mr Joko Widodo and built a digital platform for the early voters called GerakCepat and succeed in gathering 30,000 volunteers in 50 days. She is an activist at heart, a life aficionado.