Resume

Profile

Responsible, results and action-oriented, flexible, reliable and excellent facilitator in any process which requires guides and shared goals. I have been working in the development field for more than 18 years, most of which spent working with international organizations.

In 2017, I start to work in a semi-government agency and educational institutions. I have excellent knowledge of multi-stakeholder processes and solid experience in leading people at the national and international levels.

I have hands-on experience in managing programs on the following issues: #internetgovernance #transparency #personaldata #organizationaldevelopment #institutionaldevelopment

Education

Master of Arts
Contemporary Diplomacy in Internet Governance at the University of Malta

Partial fellowship from Government of Malta and Ford Foundation
Feb 2018 – On Going

Master of Arts
Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

A fellowship from Konrad Adenauer Center for Journalism
Nov 2003 – March 2005

Award

2016 | Finalist in Career Woman Award held by Femina Magazine

2016 | A Wikipedia page about my profile id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shita_Laksmi

Certification

ECPC – B Professional Data Protection Officer Certification
2019 | European Center on Privacy and Cybersecurity, Maastricht University

Current Professional Track

Tifa Foundation
November 21, 2019 – Present | Executive Director
Responsible for the attainment of organization vision and mission.

Diplo Foundation
June 30, 2017 – November 20, 2019 | Project Manager, Asia (3 days/week)

Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Republic of Indonesia
March 2017 – November 20, 2019 | A member of the expert team at the Director General of ICT Applications at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology

HIVOS, Regional Office Southeast Asia
August 2006 – April 2017 — Coordinator/ Program Development Manager Transparency Accountability, Freedom of Expressions (TA and FoE)

Selected Professional Highlights

September 2018 – Present
Assessor of International Fact Checking Network (IFCN)

November 2014 – December 2017
Member of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) with the purpose
of advising the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General on the program
and schedule of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meetings

September 2010 – November 2011
Director ad interim, Hivos Regional Office Southeast Asia