Schedule :

  • March 9, 2021
  • 08:30 - 11:30

Please join our discussion series on various topics in the Indonesian knowledge sector

KSIxChange#31: Challenges of Female Academics during the COVID-19 Pandemic


The KSIxChange#31 will commemorate International Women’s Day 2021 which has the theme: Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World. The pandemic has brought an unprecedented crisis to universities and research areas, where female researchers are facing additional constraints. This KSIxChange will disseminate the deeply gendered inequalities in universities and beyond faced by female researchers during the COVID-19 crisis, discuss the significant challenges and the potential ways to overcome the systemic inequality through producing policies that promoting gender equality lens.


Opening Remarks:  Simon Ernst, Counsellor Development Effectiveness and Sustainability, Australian Embassy Jakarta

Moderator:  Dr. Sri Fatmawati, Head of the Indonesian Academy of Young Scientists (ALMI) and Head of the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OSWD) Indonesia 


  1. Prof. Bambang P. S. Brodjonegoro, Ph.D., Minister of Research and Technology/Head of the National Innovation Research Agency
  2. Prof. Ir. Nizam, Ph.D., Director General of Higher Education Ministry of Education and Culture
  3. Women researchers from ALMI’s Science and Education Working Group:

  • Dr. Inaya Rakhmani, Director of Asia Research Centre Universities of Indonesia and Head of Science and Education Working Group, ALMI
  • Dr. Evi Eliyanah, Director of Office of International Affairs Universitas Negeri malang and Member of Science and Education Working Group, ALMI
  • Dr. Zulfa Sakhiyya, Head of Literacy Research Centre Universitas Negeri Semarang and Member of Science and Education Working Group, ALMI

       4. Dr. Medelina K. Hendityo, Deputy Director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

       5. Maya Juwita, Executive Director Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE)


Discussant: Evi Sukmaningrum, PhD, Executive Director PuK2IS-PPH Unika Atmajaya


Registration: bit.ly/ksixchange31


Livestream: The Conversation Indonesia YouTube channel

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  1. This event will be delivered in Bahasa Indonesia
  2. Sign Language and Simultaneous interpreter will be provided
  3. Please join 15 minutes prior before the event schedule
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