Yenny Wahid


Country: Indonesia

Yenny Wahid is a moderate Indonesian Islamic activist, and daughter of the late President of Indonesia Abdurrahman Wahid. She has worked as a journalist for Fairfax Media, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She is the Director of The Wahid Institute, a research center on Islam.

Yenny Wahid adalah pegiat kebebasan beragama di Indonesia, dan putri dari mantan Presiden Indonesia, Abdurrahman Wahid. Ia telah bekerja sebagai jurnalis untuk Fairfax Media, Sydney Morning Herald, dan The Age. Ia mempunyai gelar magister dari Havard’s Kennedy School of Government. Ia juga merupakan Direktur dari Wahid Institute, sebuah pusat penelitian tentang Islam.

Appearing in

Main Program: Yenny Wahid: Against All Odds

Yenny Wahid has watched Indonesia from different vantage points; as a journalist covering Aceh and Timor-Leste, and as confidante of a president besieged by political intrigue. Now, as Director of …


Main Program: Being Presidential

“We politicians now have to compete against Netflix to get your attention,” President Jokowi told the 2018 ASEAN summit. After the watershed 2014 election, Indonesia returns to the polls next …


Main Program: The Price of Freedom

Indonesia celebrates its 73rd anniversary of independence this year. A revered sculptor who designed the nation’s tallest monument, a Moluccan poet who inspired peace in his conflict-torn homeland, a legendary …