Aden Sugiantororead bio
Aden Sugiantoro, also known as Axall, is originally from Pulau Halang, a disadvantaged area in Indonesia. He graduated summa cum laude from the Faculty of Law, Esa Unggul University, focusing on Legal Practice in Indonesia. He was awarded a full scholarship and is currently completing his Master’s of Public Policy at the School of Government and Public Policy Indonesia. As the founder of International Future Youth, an organization focusing on social development and youth empowerment in disadvantaged areas, he has been invited to speak at many national and international youth conferences. Learning from his experience growing up in a geographically isolated area with no academic support, he believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to persevere and make a better life for themselves. As a Yenching Scholar, he has chosen Law and Society as his research area, and will research how China’s role in the global economy affects other countries. Aden believes that understanding China’s laws and society is the best way to become an expert in contemporary world issues.