Indonesian citizen, 53 years old, lives in Jakarta. Born in Jakarta on August 30, 1964, she earned a Bachelor of Social Sciences from University of Indonesia (1990), Masters in Communication Studies from University of Indonesia (2003) and Doctorate Degree in Communications from Padjadjaran University Bandung (2011). She was appointed as an Independent Commissioner according to Resolution of Annual GMS dated May 21, 2015.
She previously served as Member of the House of Representatives from Hanura Party (Commission I (one)–Defense, Communications, Information, Foreign Affairs) during 2009-2014. She was also a member of the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency (BKSAP), Bilateral Cooperation Group (GKSB) Indonesian Parliament and Chinese Parliament, Member of Commission III (three)–Legal, Human Rights, National Police (2009-2010), Member of the House of Representatives from PDIP during 1999-2004 while holding various positions as Leader of PDIP, Secretary of Party, Member of Commission I (one) (Politics, Foreign Affairs, National Police, Army and Defense and Security). Member of Commission IX (nine), Commission VIII (eight) and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency (BKSAP).
To date, she is a lecturer at several universities and active in social activities as a writer and observer in the fields of political communication, intelligence, and defense security.