Sylvia Andriyani Kusumandari

Known as
Job Title
Junior Researcher

Sylvia got her undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Indonesia.

Job Description

Sylvia is a junior qualitative researcher at SMERU Research Institute. Her main research interests include poverty, children and youth development, community empowerment, education, and tourism.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining SMERU, Sylvia worked as Public Policy Researcher and Consultant at SPIRE Research and Consulting.  She also worked as Consultant at KRA Group, an ASEAN-focused public affairs and political risk consultancy that maintain and building reputations in Southeast Asia.


During her period of study, Sylvia was awarded a number of scholarships including Scholarship and Development program from Goodwill International Foundation, Karya Salemba Empat (KSE) Scholarship, and Academic Achievement Scholarship from Directorate General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture, of the Republic of Indonesia.