Deviana Wijaya Dewi
Senior Program Manager, Australian Embassy Jakarta, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Deviana Wijaya Dewi is Senior Program Manager in Poverty Social Development at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Embassy in Indonesia.
Deviana holds a Bachelor of International Relations from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan and a Master of Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex.
She has worked as a Project Leader for Pencerah Nusantara at Centre for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives, aiming at strengthening primary health care and fostering collaboration among young health professionals. Prior to this role, she worked as a project coordinator to address undernutrition in children under age two with World Vision Indonesia in a remote rural environment of Palu, Sulawesi.
Deviana’s research focus includes: impact evaluation of mobile phones for nutrition surveillance, links between poverty and child and maternal nutrition, and village governance. She also serves as the IDS Alumni Ambassador for Indonesia.