Livia Iskandar, DrPH
She lived 5 years in Sydney Australia during her teens, then returned to study at City University, London under the Chevening scholarship from the Foreign Commonwealth Office, UK. In 2006 she and her family moved to Washington DC and in 2009 she went back to school at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to earn her Doctor of Public Health (DrPH).
Maya Soetoro-Ng, Ph.D
is the Director of Community Outreach and Global Learning for the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at the University of Hawaii in Manoa. She was awarded a Masters degree in Secondary Education from NYU's College of Education and a PhD in Multicultural Education from the University of Hawaii. For many years, she worked at the University of Hawaii's College of Education where she taught Multicultural Education, Social Studies Methods, and Peace Education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has written a picture book entitled “Ladder to the Moon” and is currently under contract to write a young adult novel entitled “Yellow Wood”. Maya is the co-founder of a nonprofit Our Public School, which works to connect public schools to the communities that surround them. With partner Kerrie Urosevich, she has created a program of peace education called Ceeds of Peace, which develops collaborative action plans for peace with educators, family, and community leaders.
Haryo Winarso, Ph.D
Is a longtime supporter of Rumah Indonesia since its first inception in August 2012 when he was the Education Attache at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Washington DC. He has since returned home to Bandung, Indonesia to resume activities as an Assistant Professor at the Bandung Institute of Technology. He earned his PhD from University College London, his masters from the Asian Institute of Technology and his bachelors from Universitas Gajah Mada in Yogya, Indonesia.
Ifa H. Misbach, M.A, Psychologist
Is a psychologist from the University of Padjajaran, Bandung, Indonesia, then continued her master studies in the field of Cognition and Learning Technologies-Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, USA under the USAID scholarship. She currently lectures at UPI as a full lecturer. In the voluntarism work, she is a head of the education division of scholarships alumni USAID US-Indonesia, developing of educational design character is based on the local wisdom, maritime education for early childhood level, and design changes in character through value allignment on professional learning communities to teachers and principals.