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Tampere Ambassador: Annisa Rantanen

Where are you from?
I’m from Sumatra island - Indonesia

What would you like to tell about yourself?
I graduated entrepreneurship school from TAKK in 2017 and now I’m Marketing communications student at TAKK.

What makes Tampere special for you?
Tampere is a beautiful city and lovely place to be around. I love the atmosphere of this city, it’s so friendly, energetic and safe. I love the nature around here, lakes, forest and parks are so wonderful. As a young parent, I feel this city is so perfect for young family with kids to stay. Above all the city of Tampere is full of opportunities. I do believe Tampere will grow very fast in few years. Tampere is excellent place to study and to build up your future business.

Tell about your professional activities?
I used to work as real-estate agent and part time entrepreneur in Indonesia before I moved permanently to Finland 3 years ago.

Currently I´m starting my life with a new step by studying marketing communications and doing my internship as a marketing assistant.

What is your involvement in international activities?
Currently I´m involved in International public speaking community Toastmasters as an officer for Vice President of Educations (VPM)

And for the future I would love to launch my business which will focus on bridging Indonesia and Finland.

What is your mission as a Tampere Ambassador?
Well first I would like to let them know how great this city is and how much this city has to offer. Invite them visit Tampere to study or build their business. And the future I would love to participate myself in building up Tampere by launching my own business and give people some place to work.

What potential do you see for Tampere in the future?
Tampere has been doing so much movement in developing the city, especially the infrastructure, both transportations and business centers. Tampere has so many young entrepreneurs and new businesses, also the amount of immigrants  is also increasing year by year.

Annisa Rantanen