Fikri completed his undergraduate degree in May of 2009, majoring in Communications Studies in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at Gadjah Mada University. In 2006, during his involvement with the Peace Generation Community, which has been working in cooperation with the American Friend Service Committee (AFSC), an American NGO, he became a guest speaker at The International Peace Issue Training in Bangkok, Thailand.
He was also awarded with The Peace Scholarship Program in 2008 by IDP Australia which allowed him to study at University of Canberra for one semester; his previous employment as a mobile content developer for Detik.com brings substantial professional experience to his current hobbies on internet. He calls himself a simple social butterfly as he frequently engages in social media such as blogs and micro blogging. He used to work for ACICIS (Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies) as a Program Assistant and had worked for United Nations Volunteers (UNV) as a national coordinator for the International Year of Volunteers+10. In May 2011, he also actively participated in UNV regional summit in Manila, Philippines.
In addition to his leadership roles and social media engagement, he is also registered as an active member both in online and social communities such as Blogger Community of Kopdar Jakarta, Wong Kito Blogger Community, Cah Andong Blogger Community, Couchsurfing, Fiksimini Twitter Group, Rotaract Club Semanggi, and Gerakan Indonesia Berkibar. He worked together within these communities to conduct a variety of events such as a Blogger Party, International Peace Camp, workshop, community service, Fiksimini TweetUp and many more.
Furthermore, his active involvement in Rotaract Club of Semanggi Jakarta has given him, again, another international exposure when he visited Istanbul, Turkey for Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2012. And currently, he is working for Putera Sampoerna Foundation as Community Management Officer under Centralized Marketing Communication Department. In this role, his responsibilities include digital community engagement, content strategies, and event management.
Recently in June 2013, he was invited by US Embassy to participated in Global Service Leaders’ Inspiring a Culture of Service program in the US for two weeks. He met a lot of wonderful people in volunteerism and service-work in Indianapolis and Chicago as well as joined in an international conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington D.C.
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