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Tuesday, June 28 2022 - 09:00
Pijar Foundation and EdHeroes Network Strategic Agreement: Global Future Talent Alliance and EdHeroes Hub
JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

A global educational initiative EdHeroes []just 
announced the launching of its Indonesian hub. The corresponding "Memorandum of 
Cooperation" was ceremoniously signed during a private event for innovators and 
experts in education, on June 17th 2022 in the Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, 
Jakarta. The main partner in Indonesia is Pijar Foundation 
[], a non-profit which catalyzes initiatives of the 
future through "collaborative governance" – a coalition of public, private, and 
community sectors.

The launch was attended by Surakarta king GPH Bhre Cakrahutomo Wira Sudjiwo, 
KGPAA Mangkunegara X, as well as representatives from the Ministry of 
State-Owned Enterprises of the Republic of Indonesia, Puteri Indonesia 
Foundation, Kisah Kasih Organization and more.

EdHeroes Advisory Board members Osama Obeidat, CEO of Queen Rania Teacher 
Academy, and Shaun Conway, founder and president of iXO Foundation, signed the 
memorandum and stressed the importance of EdHeroes being institutionalised in 
Indonesia Hub as there would be a lot of events with positive effects on 
education in the coming few years in the country.

EdHeroes is a global educational initiative, driven by the mission to unite, 
support and inspire families around the world by providing access to quality 
education. The EdHeroes Network already unites over 63,000 supporters and 
regularly hosts global and regional events. Some of their partners are: the 
World Bank Group, UNESCO IITE, Dream a Dream, Teach For All, Wolfram, Educate 
Girls, Educate! and more.

During the launch of EdHeroes Indonesian Hub, Pijar Foundation also announced 
the Global Future Talent Alliance initiative.

The "Global Future Talent Alliance" (GFTA), is a collaborative resource-sharing 
ecosystem on a mission to reform education for our next generation. To this 
end, GFTA will connect education innovators, philanthropies, and other 
organizations eager to test and scale initiatives to close the global talent 
gap. GFTA's resource-sharing mechanism allows innovative and experimental 
education initiatives to find financial resources needed and learn about best 
practices from around the world.

"The global skills gap is a critical issue for our current and future 
generations. We welcome all education reformers to join this alliance and break 
barriers together," said Cazadira Fediva Tamzil, Lead of GFTA by Pijar 
Foundation. In its first year, GFTA aspires to support 25 initiatives globally.

EdHeroes and Pijar Foundation recently met education innovators across 
Indonesia, including Princess Mangkubumi, the Royal family of Yogyakarta 
member, well-known as a youth movement and education activist. They are also 
taking part in the 2022 Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference in 
Bali, Asia's largest social investing convening seeking to drive capital toward 

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SOURCE: EdHeroes Network