Diah Wihardini - BINUS Global Director
Dr Diah Wihardini is the Director of BINUS Global of Bina Nusantara University. Previously, Diah worked as the Manager of Learning and Faculty Development Department of the Academic Development Division at BINUS International. She managed the curriculum review and redesign project for all programs, including 8 international undergraduate and 5 graduate programs, prepared materials and conducted professional learning development workshops, and reviewed and redesigned policies and procedures on teaching and learning activities. Mathematics and statistics related courses such as Calculus, Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Business Mathematics, and Business Statistics I/II are the courses she’s been teaching at the BINUS International programs since 2003. As a Fulbright scholar, she completed her PhD at the Graduate School of Education in University of California Berkeley and managed to work as both a graduate student researcher and then a post doctoral scholar at the Berkeley Evaluation and Assessment Research Center. She had a B.Sc in Mathematics and Computer Science with First Class Honours in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide and a M.Ed in educational research, assessment, and evaluation from the Flinders University in Australia. Her research interests include item response modelling and development, international assessments, teaching and learning, and policy analysis related to the aforementioned topics.
Theodora Subyantoro-Imbenay – Collaboration Center Manager
Dora has extensive experience leading and facilitating complex international collaborations through her engagement with the United Nations (UN) agencies including UNDP and UNFPA and other international NGOs. She has served as a psychologist in the Crisis Centre of RSCM, Jakarta. Also, she collaborated with John Hopkins University and other international and local organizations on research projects related to development issues, such as the measurement of detention quality in Indonesia and psychosocial monitoring in conflict-affected populations. She has deep interest for education as a development tool nurturing global mindset in students.
Ardian Saputra – Program & Relationship Coordinator
Ardi graduated from the The London School of Public Relations with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and later continued his master’s degree in communication as subject in his blood. Ardi started his career path in banking, but with his background, he found his passion in education having worked for HighScope Indonesia and SSR Jakarta – School of Creative Media where he explored the world of communication in the scope of education. Outside work, Ardi is a full time husband and father. He loves pets, especially cats, and dedicates his time to his hobby of collecting gemstones.
Now he hopes to contribute significantly to spreading the vision of BINUS, while learning further developing professionally at this prestigious university.
Satrio Nugroho – Program & Relationship Coordinator
Satrio received his bachelor’s degree in English Language Education and a master’s degree in English Language Studies from Sanata Dharma University. Prior to joining BINUS, he has worked in various educational institutions as a teacher and translator. He is passionate about education and literature. He spends his leisure time reading, watching movies, and listening to music.
Septiani Arumsari – Program & Collaboration Officer
Arum received her bachelor degree in psychology and education from the University of Al Azhar Indonesia, Jakarta. Prior to joining BINUS Collaboration Center, Arum worked in hospitality area at BINUS Square for one year. She is passionate about fashion, food, Glee and Disney. During her leisure time, she likes to design her clothing style.
Michael Aaron Tuori – Deputy Head of Global Class Program (IBM)
Michael received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Michigan, and holds a Master of Engineering in Logistics and a Master in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously, he has gained experience working in India, Nicaragua, Malaysia, China, and Indonesia. He is passionate about education, leadership, and entrepreneurship and is thrilled to share in the inspiring vision of BINUS UNIVERSITY.
Charanpal Singh Bal – Deputy Head of Global Class Program (International Relations)
Charan received his Ph.D. in Politics from Murdoch University’s prestigious Asia Research Centre in 2013. He had previously completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Sociology and Anthropology at the National University of Singapore. He currently oversees International Relations curriculum development and runs the Global Class for the department. Prior to joining Binus, he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of International Relations at Universitas Katolik Parahyangan (Unpar) in Bandung having previously taught at the National University of Singapore, the Nanyang Technological University, and the UniSIM Open University. He also has considerable civil society experience having worked for the Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics in Singapore. Charan is a passionate researcher and prolific writer with special interest in migrant labor politics in the Asia-Pacific. As an excellent educator and researcher, Charan is developing international relations expertise in Indonesia, while uncovering migrant conditions in the global political economy.
Greta Vidya Paramita - Global Class Manager
Greta holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Maranatha Christian University and a master’s degree in Psychology from University of Indonesia. Greta has been passionate about education since her under graduates by starting her career as a lecturer assistant. In 2006, following her master’s degree, she started her career in BINUS UNIVERSITY as a student counselor and later as a lecturer at the Psychology Dept., BINUS UNIVERSITY. Before joining BINUS Global, Greta was the Program Development Center Manager whom oversaw student’s welfare and soft skills development at BINUS Square. Greta has great passion in people development and loves to work with emerging adults as these age group are the cornerstone for adulthood. She loves enhancing students to become an independent and a better version of themselves, and she believes that studying abroad is one of the channel to gain this purpose. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, travelling, making handicrafts, listening to music, and swimming.
Ardi Pratiwi Maria Fransiska – Global Class Operations Coordinator
Siska received her bachelor’s degree in economics from Atma Jaya Yogyakarta University. In the span of her career, she has worked in a variety of different industries with various positions. Last, she worked at an educational institution in North Jakarta. She enjoys a wide range of leisure activities, from listening to music and reading to travelling. In her position with BINUS, she hopes to a significant contribution to shaping the globally competent graduates.
Felicia Gabriella M. Polii - Mentoring & Placement Coordinator
Felicia received her Bachelor of Psychology at Universitas Persada Indonesia YAI. She worked as an education consultant & event coordinator at one of education consultant in South Jakarta. Her hobbies include listening to music, sports like swimming and jogging.
Rani Hidayati - Global Class Officer
Rani received her bachelor’s degree from Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Komunikasi Bandung, majoring in Public Relations. Prior to joining BINUS, she has worked in a bank and consultation company. She spends her leisure time watching movies and listening to music. Now she enjoys exploring her new position with BINUS hoping she can be a significant contribution to the mission and vision of BINUS UNIVERSITY.
Seruni Rami Devitoyani – Counselor
Seruni is a graduate from Sampoerna School of Education, majoring in English Language Teaching. Her first professional experience was as an English language teacher at a high school. Her passion for education has sent her to pursue her career in an environment with a strong educational base. By joining BINUS, she expects to develop herself rapidly through the offered learning opportunities and core values embodies in BINUSIANs. During her leisure time, she likes organizing her room, creating DIY projects as well as treating herself to a pamper routine.
Laily Alfa Citra - International Office Manager
Laily is an alumna of BINUS UNIVERSITY. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees with a double major in Management & Information Systems.
Laily has witnessed the great strides BINUS University has made, first as a student and teaching assistant, all the way to her last post as manager of BINUS Collaboration Center, preceding her current position. She has facilitated over 140 Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) on behalf of BINUS with the industry and academic partners nationally and internationally. She is passionate about hosting and engaging our international partners and students and looks forward to bringing the world closer to BINUS and Indonesia and vice versa.
Debby Sonita Lubis – International Mobility Academic Coordinator
Debby received her bachelor degree from Universitas Indonesia and her master degree from the National University of Malaysia. Her work in education industry ranges from preschool to university. She manages international mobility under scholarship, grant and other special programs. She acts as project coordinator in several projects, including PKKUI, SmartLink, Lotus Unlimited, FICEM, BEEHIVE and EU SHARE. She is passionate about education. She loves dogs, reading, writing, playing music, watching movies, and hanging out with her family and best friends.
Dita Rany Anggraeni - International Experience Coordinator
Dita received her master’s degree from the University of Indonesia. She has worked in a public school, at the University of Indonesia, World Health Organization (WHO), Indonesia-Korea Environmental Cooperation Center (IKECC) and as education consultant. She is passionate about education, health, religion and social activities. In her leisure time, she enjoys watching TV, reading and traveling. She wishes to explore Indonesia and the world. Her motto is “Life is praying, loving and learning”.
Satriya Niko Firdaus - International Student Mobility Coordinator (Outbound)
Niko received his Bachelor of Education from Sampoerna School of Education majoring in English Language Teaching. He is very passionate working in higher education, so working for BINUS is like a dream come true to him. He hopes to always hone his professional skills while contributing to the vision of BINUS University as world class. In his spare time, he likes to travel, sightsee or watch movies.
Arina Ully Wahyu Utami - International Student Mobility Coordinator (Inbound)
Arina is the Inbound Coordinator at BINUS and ensures that all operations are well-managed. She is hard working, resilient, thorough and responsible. She believes that it’s only if you test your limits that you will really know what you are capable of. She takes care of all incoming exchange students in BINUS and loves having the opportunity to meet people from different backgrounds and cultures while continuing to improve herself 1% every day. It makes her proud seeing the students discover new experiences and return as different persons in positive way. For her, it’s all about making the students experience worthwhile! Coming from the Javanese heritage and a long service in hospitality, her character and confidence shine through on the rainiest days. When she’s not on the job, she likes to go for a walk, watch movies, listen to her playlist, but her most favorite thing to do is to spend time and hang out with her favorite people.
Arlin Pusparini - Special Program Officer
Arlin received her bachelor degree from Sampoerna School of Education. She has experiencing some different professions such as teacher, training consultant, and account executive. She has passion in working with various people from various backgrounds and learning by their stories and experience. She enjoys involving in art, culture, and social activities. Her active involvement in disability care community has broaden her point of view towards people’s characters and abilities. By joining International Office, she hopes to learn and gain more experience in people and event management.
Meriyah – Students Mobility-Inbound staff
Mery received her bachelor degree from Sampoerna School of Education majoring in English Language Teaching (ELT). She has some experiences before joining BINUS, such as in publishing company, consulting and also language training institution. Working in some companies with different field, yet has one in common that is gaining knowledge, has enriched her insights about learning that can go beyond learning in the classroom. Hence, she is highly passionate about taking part in BINUS International office to facilitate the students in joining global education that surely will have a great impact to many societies. Mery enjoys doing many kinds of sports, listening to the music, reading and travelling.
Mega Ernesvia Pertiwi – Support Staff
Mega is really passionate on learning and working with many people, so she is very happy being able to join International Office. By joining BINUS, she aims to learn and broad her experience and knowledge. She holds her bachelor degree from State Islamic University Jakarta majoring English Education. She started her career by being a teacher in some outstanding courses and schools. At leisure time, she likes to cook and in the process of mastering the skill. She also loves to travel. One of her biggest dream is to go studying abroad and gain much more experience.
Lea Simek - International Communication & Student Recruitment Manager
Lea holds a bachelor’s degree in German Literature and Psychology from Whitman College, USA and a master’s degree in Global Studies focusing on higher education internationalization from Leipzig University, Germany. Driven by ambition and propensity for things unusual, Lea entered the waters of international education early attending Mahindra UWC of India. This is her third professional international post after improving business processes in the USA and Poland. Having personally witnessed the power of educational travel in development, Lea is passionate about higher education internationalization. She also enjoys experiencing aha moments with volunteering, outdoors, and the arts. As a gear in BINA NUSANTARA (building the archipelago) project employing international communication background to strengthen inclusivity and leadership, she hopes to contribute to a fulfilling life of her friends and intercultural family.
Dony Vernianto - International Student Recruitment Coordinator
Three words to describe Dony; They are Creative, Approachable and Memorable. Having passions in many things including music, marketing, hospitality and education; Dony enjoys working as a front-line where he is able to meet with people directly, understanding different cultures and characters, building network and creating smiles everywhere.
He holds 2 Bachelor Degrees in Dutch Literature from The University of Indonesia, and in International Tourism Management from NHTV University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. In addition, he also pursued his Master in International Tourism and Hospitality Management from The James Cook University in Brisbane, Australia.
Before becoming a BINUSIAN, he had worked as an education counsellor and recruitment agent for more than 4 years. He feels that it is now the time to start to put Indonesia as a global study destination, and he is feeling such a big honor to be able to join BINUS to do that mission
Dwipa Kumeang - International Communication Officer
Genuinely passionate about international communication, Dwipa completed his bachelor degree in Universitas Negeri Jakarta from French department. Interested in having good contact with public, he earned professionalism, skills and competencies from professional experiences in international working environment like Business France Indonesia, Institut Français Indonesia and international events held by Indonesian ministries and international institutions. He enjoys music and hanging out with family as his leisure activities.
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