Deviana Wijaya Dewi
Sun, Jan 31st 2016, 13:46

As the Lead for Pencerah Nusantara Program at CISDI, Deviana currently leads the management and monitoring of the program. Prior to her involvement at CISDI, she worked as a Research Assistant for Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton and Project Coordinator for World Vision Indonesia in a remote area in Palu. Apart from her formal job at CISDI, she works as a Research Consultant with IDS on malnutrition, poverty and village governance. She also volunteers as the IDS Alumni Ambassador for Indonesia since 2016. This role enables her as the first point of IDS students, alumni and researchers to work closely with the Brighton-based alumni office to globally connect IDS and graduates.

Deviana has been awarded the first author of two best paper submissions at Indonesian Scholars International Convention – 9th OISAA International Symposium held at University of Warwick on July 26-29th. She was an awardee of Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) Scholarship, Ministry of Finance Indonesia to pursue postgraduate study in the University of Sussex 2014-2015. 
Deviana has a deep interest in international development. She is passionate about eradication of poverty and child malnutrition as both reinforce each other in a vicious cycle. Deviana is particularly driven to strive for evidence-based practices and policies as she believes knowledge mobilization is imperative to improve impacts. Her favorite life motto is it is better to light a candle than to curse the dark.



Title :
Lead for Pencerah Nusantara Program

Areas of Expertise :
Political economy of malnutrition, poverty, social policy, ICT for health, qualitative research, project management, monitoring and evaluation.

Education :
MA  in Development Studies, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex 
BA in Internasional Relations, Faculty of Politics and Social Science, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan  

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