Ayu Kartika Dewi, mostly known as Ayu, is currently the Managing Director of Indika Foundation. She’s had various roles and experiences in the professional world; starting at P&G in Jakarta and Singapore, teaching for Indonesia Mengajar, co-founded SabangMerauke (a non-profit organization that promotes cultural diversity experience for young Indonesians), and a couple strategic positions for the Indonesian government. In pursuing her education, she obtained an MBA degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in 2015, sponsored by the Fulbright program and Keller Scholarship.
Recently Ayu was selected to represent Indonesia in Future Leaders Connect 2017 in UK (out of 11,000+ applicants from 11 countries). Ayu was awarded Wardah's 10 Inspirational Beauty 2017 for her work in education, and MNC TV's 10 Heroes for Indonesia for her work in pluralism, and was named as one of 13 young people who "will paint the future of Indonesia in 2045" in Tempo Media Week 2017.