Marina S. Kusumawardhani
Former Ash Center Ford Foundation Mason Fellow, MC/MPA 2020
Marina Kusumawardhani has been working for the Indonesian President Joko Widodo in the last two Presidential campaigns in 2014 and 2019, as well as for the past 3,5 years in his social media strategist/data analytics team. Marina co-founded “Code4Nation”, an Indonesian ICT association whose projects included organizing the world’s largest hackathons and app/coding training in rural Indonesia. She also previously served as coordinator of the National Taskforce on Inclusive Innovation at the Ministry for Economic Affairs, as well as adviser to the Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil on the city's infrastructure and international relations. She also serves as a consultant for various multilateral organizations (UNIDO, UNESCO and ADB). She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Bandung Institute of Technology in Indonesia and a master’s degree from TU Vienna in Austria with 1st honor distinction, both in industrial engineering. Marina is also a national bestselling author in Indonesia, having published two acclaimed travel memoirs.
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