JAKARTADAILY.ID – Nanda Resti Fauzi's name has soared to new heights after being crowned the Putri Pendidikan for West Java Province in 2023, a pageant for young women and men that celebrates academic excellence.
The prestigious recognition was bestowed upon her in an event held in Bandung in March 2023, where she represented West Java Province in the adult category at the national level. Overwhelmed with joy, Nanda shared her elation in an Instagram post, reflecting on her unexpected triumph.
"I was extremely happy and shocked when my name was called during the 2023 Answers Boys and Girls Education Grand Final. I never expected this day to come. Standing on the Grand Final stage alongside 40 amazing finalists from all over West Java, sharing our advocacies and receiving tremendous love and support. I feel truly blessed," Nanda expressed gratefully on her Instagram account, @nandarestifa, on March 28, 2023.
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Nanda went on to thank everyone who has shown unconditional love and endless support throughout her remarkable journey. She expressed her deepest gratitude to the association IPPI (Indonesian Public Intellectuals), the Jury Team, her beloved family, friends, and her dedicated team.
Let's delve into Nanda's profile, experience, and achievements:
Nanda Resti Fauzi, a 20-year-old dentistry student at Jenderal Achmad Yani University, was born on May 2, 2003, in Indramayu. She began her educational journey at Aisyiyah Haurgeulis Kindergarten and continued her studies at SD Negeri 1 Haurgeulis, SMP Negeri 1 Haurgeulis, and SMA Negeri 1 Anjatan. Currently, she is pursuing a dentistry degree at Jenderal Achmad Yani University.
Nanda's remarkable experiences include serving on the Indramayu 2021 Genre Ambassador Committee, being a judge for the 2022 Boys and Girls Grand Finals, volunteering for mangrove planting on Krangeng Beach in 2021, being a student orientation speaker at SMAN 1 Anjatan, and delivering quarantine speeches as a finalist for the Indramayu 2021 Genre Ambassador and the 2022 high school Boys and Girls finalists.
She has also been involved in various committees and competitions, such as the 2019 PMI Day Blood Donor Committee, FKG Unjani 2022 New Student Prospecting Committee, and the 2020 West Java BKKBN program workshop.
In terms of performance, Nanda has achieved remarkable milestones. She emerged as the winner of the Women's Education in West Java Province 2023.
Additionally, she secured the first position in the Modern Makeup & Gown Competition 2022, was recognized as the Indramayu Genre Ambassador in 2020, and earned the first runner-up title in the Puteri Smanja 2019 and Speech Contest at Wilalodra University 2019.
She also achieved the second runner-up position in the Storytelling Contest and LCC Competition at Wilalodra University in 2019 and 2018, respectively.
Nanda has not only accomplished significant achievements but has also been vocal about breaking the stereotypes surrounding women. She shared her perspectives on the past stigma and the changing reality for women today.