Director for Gender and Women's Participation, Indonesia

Hana Satriyo is the director for Gender and Women’s Participation at the Asia Foundation office in Jakarta. She assumed this position in March 2004. A development professional, her areas of expertise include gender budgeting and women’s political participation, decentralization and local governance and legislative development.

Ms. Satriyo joined the Foundation in 1998 as a program officer and managed the Foundation’s women’s political participation, religious freedom and legislative development programs. She initiated the Foundation’s local governance program in Indonesia, promoting systematic monitoring of the regional autonomy process through the Indonesia Rapid Decentralization Appraisal (IRDA) program during the early decentralization period in Indonesia. She then led the Foundation’s initiative in developing Gender Responsive Budget programs and working closely with civil society networks, central government ministries as well as local governments across Indonesia.

In her current position, Ms. Satriyo oversees program development and implementation of the gender and women’s participation program. The program promotes participation of women stakeholders in decision-making processes; civil society role in improving the governance of election, mainstream gender equality in budget and public policies, promoting women’s role in public sphere, and combating violence against women. Her publications include ‘Pushing the Boundaries: Women in Local Government’ in Edward Aspinal and Marcus Meitzner (eds), Problems of Democratization in Indonesia, (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asia Studies, 2010).

Education: Master’s degree in International Politics of Asia, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom; First Degree in International Relations, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia.

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