Tri Mulyani Sunarharum (Yani) got her PhD from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia in 2016. During her study, she was the first Asian awarded as the QUT Student Leader of the Year 2015. The awards recognises students from QUT for outstanding leadership and engagement, both within the university and the wider community. In 2016, she was crowned as Miss Diaspora Indonesia, representing Diaspora Indonesia in Australia. After completing her study, Dr. Yani undertook internship at the office of Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta for Spatial Planning and Environment and worked as consultant of Plan International Indonesia in developing Grand Design of Child Friendly City for Jakarta. She also worked as Program Manager of Resilient Jakarta Secretariat, hosted by Jakarta Capital City Government and supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. Together with her team, she was responsible for developing Jakarta Resilience Strategy. Currently, Dr. Yani serves as a Secretary Program of Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Architecture and Planning, Universitas Gadjah Mada. She also serves as Editor in Chief of Journal of Built Environment Studies.