Indonesia 2012: Insights Into the Challenges Facing the World's Third-Largest Democracy
Presented by the International Public Service Association (IPSA and the Asian Pacific American Student Alliance (APASA)

Please join the International Public Service Association (IPSA) and the Asian Pacific American Student Alliance (APASA) for a discussion with Sandra Hamid, The Asia Foundation's country representative to Indonesia. A cultural anthropologist and development specialist with strong interests in political participation and civil society, Sandra has twenty years experience as a journalist, researcher, and development professional, nine of those years with The Asia Foundation. With the Foundation, she has designed and implemented programs in the areas of political participation, knowledge and policy, governance, gender, law, and religious freedom. Prior, she was a writer, researcher and international development consultant working in Indonesia, East Timor and the United States. Dr. Hamid has extensive political experience, having served in one of the first political parties formed immediately after Suharto's resignation.