Friday, May 25, 2012
In memoriam Femi Adi Soempeno
IIJ Alumnae Femi Adi Soempeno of Indonesia passed away on May 9 aboard a Russian-made passenger jet that crashed into a mountain in West Java.
Femi perished along with 44 other passengers of the ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet 100. The twin-engine plane vanished from radar screens during a sales promotion trip and was afterwards confirmed to have slammed into Mount Salak.
Femi attended the Economic and Financial Reporting course in 2007. Based in Jakarta, she reported for Bloomberg after leaving Kontan in December 2010.
She was an avid blogger, traveler and photographer and a good friend to many. She was laid to rest beside her parents in Yogyakarta on May 24 and is survived by her sister.