Lecturer Specialist - S3
Titi Indahyani is a Faculty Member at Interior Design Department, School of Design, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia. She received a scholarship from Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (DIKTI) to study for a Ph.D program at School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia and graduated in 2018. Her research interests were related to innovation, design thinking, social entrepreneurship, ethical business practices and sustainable living. Furthermore, her research was focus on the design development processes and design collaboration, especially in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ (MSMEs) business sustainability. Her current research are related to the development of a virtual learning spaces, tourism village development through creative industries sectors, and also the use of waste materials for interior, furniture and interior accessories design for more added values of MSMEs’ products. Her expertise is including more than 30 years of experiences as a professional career in overall interior design business, such as design consultant, design construction, retail, procurement, property management, and business development.
She is also involved as one of assessor team for Indonesia Creative City/Regencies Evaluation Program from BEKRAF (Indonesia Creative Economy Agency) and team member of the Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy’s craft sector networking ecosystem program. She is also a mentor for Innovation and Creative through the Collaboration (IKKON) Program in Siak regency at Riau Province. IKKON is Bekraf program that places a group of creative actors in an area in Indonesia tourism destination. The team have to develop the potential of the local creative economy. IKKON team and local communities expected to learn to share, interact, explore and collaborate to obtain sustainable ethical benefit sharing.
In the area of social activities, she focuses on the advancement of character education for children (such as talented children, marginal children and children with special needs). She has also engaged in empowering women and improving the added value of local products from MSME’s. Therefore, she has initiated and organized the Indonesia Kids Fair event (2009 and 2010), Indonesia Kids and Youth Fair (2012) which received support from the Ministry of Education and Culture, business, community, academics, and the media. Through the above social activities and as global issues’ concerns, she continuously focuses in implementing part of 17th Principles of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in her academics and business activities.