Dyah is master of public policy candidate at Harvard Kennedy School and research assistant for the Government Innovators Network at Harvard Ash Center for Democratic Governance.
She has always been passionate and active on youth empowerment and reducing the gender gap in economic opportunities, specifically leading youth leadership-training programs, mentoring disconnected youth in Jakarta to gain employment, and as a youth advocate in the G20 engagement platform. Currently in graduate school, she is involved in an organization that empowers young Muslim women through self-defense, leadership and entrepreneurship, namely WISE (Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment).
Dyah started her professional career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, assisting various companies in Southeast Asia. Subsequently, she decided to follow her passion and served as an Associate Director at the Indonesian President's Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), conducting policy analysis and supervision in the field of education and also implementing the Open Government Partnership in Indonesia.
She is trained in Indonesian traditional dances and has a BA in International Relations from the University of Indonesia.