Ramona Ridolfi has ten years of experience with programs focused on promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in a range of development areas. Ramona’s most recent experience is with the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of Helen Keller International (HKI), where she has been responsible for leading gender integration and designing transformative approaches across the regional nutrition and health program portfolio.
Previously, she was Gender Manager for HKI in Bangladesh, where she led a team of gender specialists, designing women’s economic empowerment interventions in food security projects. In Bangladesh, she also co-founded the (I)NGOs Gender Working Group, a network of local and international organizations collaborating on gender-focused initiatives in the country, which is still operating.
Ramona’s experience in promoting gender inclusion and women’s rights also includes research and advocacy in Australia and Pakistan with UN Women and implementation in development programs in multiple countries across West Africa and South East Asia. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Monash University, Melbourne (Australia).
Daniel Noveryan Marantika
Business Development Manager
Daniel Noveryan Marantika has always been interested in how financing mechanism can improve society. His first exposure to finance is during his stint as a corporate banking analyst in one of foreign banks operating in Jakarta, where he was responsible in conducting financial analysis of the large local corporate clients. He later worked in a financial advisory field, first in several boutique financial advisory firms and then in Ernst & Young Indonesia. In the latter firm he was involved in several infrastructure projects, with one of them being the first railway project in Indonesia, and the first railway in Sulawesi Island, that was financed using Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Airlangga University, in Surabaya.
Daniel is experienced in working across different cultures, with both private and public sector. During his free time, Daniel is an amateur runner, with participations in 5K races in and around Jakarta.
Finance and Operations Manager
Ms. Dieny Roswany has been working in finance and accounting area for almost 22 years, 17 of which have been with the FHI 360 Indonesia country office. Before she graduated from Universitas Advent Indonesia in Bandung, she was also working as assistant lecturer to an accounting professor.
For the Indonesia FHI 360 office, she specializes in accounting and financial systems. She has provided technical assistance in accounting and finance for a number of projects, including the large, bilateral USAID Indonesia HIV/AIDS projects, Aksi Stop AIDS (ASA) and Scaling Up for Most at Risk Populations (SUM I) . For the past 2 years, she has also taken additional responsibilities to assist the Indonesia Country Director in the area of Human Resources, keeping and maintaining employee records and execution of salary payments.
Her areas of specialization include the following: Monthly Financial Report to close the books, withholding taxes and personal income tax, execution of employee government insurance (BPJS) payment and reporting, consultant payments, preparation of staff contracts (including all HR documentation). Assisted by 2 finance officers, she is also in charge in reviewing the invoices before it is executed for payment, personal expenses report and petty cash report. Ensure that all journals are inputted and recorded correctly as well as the preparation of monthly accruals.
In her spare time she likes to watching movies, running and climbing with friends.
Athena Global Alliance
Kaylene Alvarez, Founder and CEO of Athena Global Alliance, is a development finance specialist with over 25 years’ experience in both the private and public sector in impact investing, access to finance, SME/Entrepreneurial financing and gender lens investing (GLI). Over the course of her career, she has worked in grass roots level organization in community development and microfinance, as well as on Wall Street in Mergers & Acquisitions for financial services companies in emerging markets. She launched Athena Global Alliance to help bridge the gap for providing impact and blended finance capital to grow sustainable businesses in emerging markets, with a focus on SME, gender-lens and tech-enhanced financial services businesses.