On December 11th, 2020, the best submissions for the IDEAS Writing Challenge phase 2 were announced. Based on the scores from the judges consisted of Reda Gaudiamo (writer), Indra Dwi Prasetyo (Managing Director, ID Next Leader) as well as the VDMI Excellent Writing Club team, the first, second, third, and favorite winners were determined. The winners are Putri Yuliana Mahardika (alumna from Padang State University), Joko Al Rido (alumnus from Sumatera Utara University), Tomy Jarvindo (grantee from Tanjungpura University), and Yusuf Ramadhan (grantee from Gadjah Mada University)
To participate in the VDMI writing challenge, the participants should be members of the Excellent Writing Club (EWC). So, other VDMI grantees and alumni who have not to join the EWC are expected to join. Writing skill is essential for the success of the VDMI grantees and alumni in their academic and professional life. Thus, VDMI provides the EWC as the medium for grantees and alumni to sharpen their writing skills. For more information on how to join the EWC, please contact VDMI Capacity Building and Project Officer via email firstname.lastname@example.org or WhatsApp 081252012012.