To extend its nationwide impact, the YLI Foundation launched the YLI Regional Program (was called Satellite) in 2013 to reach a larger student population and broaden the funnel of future leaders. YLI Regional’s unique concept is the partnership with universities to deliver the program content on campus. The program will run in a cluster by having a partner university host the YLI Regional program, while allowing participation by students from other universities in the surrounding area.
The program design and concept are similar with the National program. The difference will be in its timeframe in October-March, cluster-based location, facilitators which involve YLI Alumni, and selection criteria which focus on targeting high achieving leaders with regional base and outstanding academic credentials.
The Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) agreed to be the 2013 YLI Regional Program Partner for West Java. As the program partner, ITB will host the Regional Program on the respective timeframe. In the spirit of the program concept, students from other regional based universities such as Universitas Padjajaran, Universitas Parahyangan, IT Telkom and Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia are invited to participate in the program.
Since its launch in 2013, YLI Regional has completed 3 Wave cycles with speakers line up in the Forums include: Sofyan Djalil (Minister of National Development Planning), Rudiantara (Minister of Communication and Information Technology), Ridwan Kamil (Mayor of Bandung), Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas (Chairman of MRT Jakarta), Sandiaga Uno (Founding Partner of Saratoga Asia Funds), Tri Mumpuni (Director of IBEKA), Arief Budiman (CFO of Pertamina), Dharma Djojonegoro (Deputy CEO of Adaro Power Indonesia), Mahendra Siregar (Former Head of BKPM), Shinta Dhanuwardoyo (Founder of Bubu.com), Silverius Oscar Unggul (Vice President of Telapak.or), Metta Murdaya (Founder of JUARA Skincare), Farina Situmorang (Founding Partner of Catalyst Strategy) and others.
The foundation’s aspiration is to have more YLI Regional programs in the future by expanding the clusters and partnering with more universities in order to reach the goal of developing future leaders.