President, Wanita Perti Wanita Persatuan Tarbiyah Islamiyah, Indonesia
Contribution to Society

The ‘Contribution to Society’ award recognizes Ibu Nelly for her inspirational and tireless work in promoting the role of women in Indonesia and across the region. 

Ibu Nelly serves as President of Wanita Perti, a Muslim women’s organisation founded on education, social development and Islamic values, as well as Vice Chair of the General Assembly of the ASEAN Confederation of Women Organisation, and a member of the International Relations Kowani (National Council of Women Organisation Indonesia). She has spoken, lectured and written on women’s issues throughout Indonesia as well as interviewed leading international figures as part of her work in social development. In addition to all this, she has had a successful business career with a number of multinational companies. 

Ibu Nelly is a role model to all and an example of a successful, hands on business career based on social values.