Victoria Fanggidae

Victoria has worked in the development sector for the past two decades, from humanitarian aid to policy setting and governance. Victoria worked at The PRAKARSA as a Research and Program Manager from 2011 to 2016. In this position, she occupied a supervisory role in The PRAKARSA's research projects on socio-economic policy issues, such as health, employment, education, poverty, and sustainable development, focusing on financial sector responsibility for sustainable development. She established good cooperation with researchers and teams from various fields and nationalities in executing this task.


Prior to working at The PRAKARSA, she worked in various roles in international development organizations, such as the UN-World Food Programme, UNFPA, Oxfam, and ILO, in urban and rural areas of Indonesia. Also, she has served as a research intern in the Global Poverty Project, a global anti-poverty organization – a poverty campaign based in Melbourne, Australia.


She accomplished a master's degree in Development Studies at the University of Melbourne and a doctoral degree at the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) in the program of Sociology, Social Theory, and Social Policy at the same university. Her dissertation discusses social insurance decisions for Indonesian workers in the Indonesia's newly launched social security system. Victoria possesses an adequate experience in qualitative and mixed methods and is interested in researching social phenomena and policy-related issues. She has published a number of chapters and articles and frequently writes in media, such as The Conversation, The Jakarta Post, and Harian Kompas.

We use cookies to give you the best experience.