Regional Landscape Coordinator
Mila is a stakeholder engagement enthusiast and learning facilitator. She co-facilitates some leadership programs for sustainable natural resource movements with United in Diversity (UiD), Change.Org Indonesia and Women’s Earth Alliance Indonesia, among others. She is a fellow of IDEAS 5.0 Indonesia, a joint program of Sloan School of Management Executive Leadership MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA & UiD Indonesia for innovative collective leadership.
Previously, she worked with organisations like the Sustainable Development Foundation/LEAD Indonesia, WWF Indonesia, the Partnership for Governance Reform, the Centre for People and Forest (RECOFTC), HIVOS Southeast Asia, the Indonesian REDD+ Task Force-President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), IDH-Sustainable Trade Initiative Indonesia, and other development agencies on programmes and projects related to sustainable resource management, including the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
She has master’s degrees in Southeast Asian Studies and Environmental Policy and Planning, both from Ohio University, Athens, USA.
In her spare time, she swims and enjoys nature through trekking and hiking. She is also a food enthusiast; she enjoys cooking local foods using local ingredients to support local farmers. When the pandemic hit the world, she started her home-based food business to promote sago (the staple food of Papuans) as an alternative local food to support the food security movement in responding to climate change.