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Dr. Akino Midhany Tahir

Position

Senior Research Fellow


Cluster

Children Social Welfare & Health (CSWH)


Mail

akhino.midhany@gmail.com


Summary

Akino Tahir is a is a senior researcher at Resilience Development Initiative (RDI). At RDI she is affiliated at Children, Social Welfare and Health (CSWH). She has done consultancies for Oxfam, SNV and Save the Children on the topics of youth, child rights, and gender. Research Cluster Akino Tahir received her Ph.D. from Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Environmental Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, under the support of Monbukagakusho scholarship. Her dissertation focused on community-based solid waste management and its scaling up, part of which is published in JICA Monograph on Solid Waste Management in Asian Mega Cities and Big Cities. After graduated, she joined Save the Children International regional operations team in Singapore, supporting 15 country offices around Asia in general operation and humanitarian responses, in addition to supporting regional projects such as Education Safe from Disaster. She led the development of urban knowledge and learning management framework in Asia and was leading Save the Children partnership with 100 Resilient Cities in 2016. In parallel, she established the first AIESEC local committee in Eastern Indonesia, AIESEC LC UNHAS, in Makassar City.

Research Interest

Gender, Migrant Workers, Sociology.

Education
Year Experience
2012

Ph.D Engineering Environmental science and technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

2009

Master of Engineering Environmental science and technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.

2004

Bachelor of Engineering Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia.

Working Experiences
Year Experience
2018

Team Leader for Save the Children, Baseline Study- Road Safety for Children

2018

Team Leader for Save the Children,Baseline Study- We See Equal Project: Transforming Gender Norms among School Children in West Java

2018

Team Member for Save the Children, Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) Families First

2018

Team Leader for SNV, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Assessment for WASH SDGs

2018

Team Leader for SNV, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Assessment for WASH SDGs

2018

Team Leader for Save the Children, Child Rights Situation Analysis in Papua and East Java

2017

Team Leader for Oxfam GB, Mapping & Assessment of Empower Youth for Work (EYW) project in South Sulawesi

2014-present

Senior Research Fellow at Resilience Development Initiative

2015-2016

Operations Coordinator – Regional projects and urban works, Save the Children International, Asia Regional Office, Singapore

2015

Humanitarian Coordinator on secondment to SC Indonesia, Save the Children International, Asia Regional Office, Singapore

2015

Operations Coordinator, Save the Children International, Asia Regional Office, Singapore

2006-2007

Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Researcher (Apr 2006-Mar 2007) on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and public participation in waste management

2005-2006

Community Development and Empowerment Office, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia. Project Officer (2005- 2006) on community learning center to support early childhood education, community-based waste management, and community radio system

2003-2004

Canadian Urban Institute (in partnership with ITB), Indonesia. Researcher (2003- 2004) on transparency and accountability of the local government to promote good governance in spatial planning projects

Other Working Experiences
    • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, ITB, Indonesia. Teaching Assistant (2001-2003) in Statistics, Planning Analysis Method, and Presentation Technique
    • AIESEC (www.aiesec.orrg). Present in over 127 countries and territories and with over 50,000 member world's largest youth-run organization. Focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development, AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to participate in international internships, experience leadership and participate in a global learning environment. We are passionate about world issues, leadership development, cultural understanding and experiential learning.
      • AIESEC LC Unhas, Indonesia. Founder (2010), Advisor (Jul 2012-2014).
      • AIESEC LC Tartu, Estonia (Jul-Oct 2004). Workshop Facilitator for World on Wheel Project
    • Facilitator for a follow-up Seminar of KitaQ System Composting in Asia, Kitakyushu, 16-21 Jul 2012
    • Consultant for the 2nd High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities, Kitakyushu,15-16 Mar 2011
    • Resource person for JICA English language training program for technical cooperation specialists, Japan, 2006
    • Junior assistant planner for Spatial utilization cooperation project in Balikpapan Bay, 2005
    • Internship
      • Campaign Assistant, ONE (Singapore), Singapore (May-Jul 2013)
      • Engineering, Science and Technology Unit, UNESCO Jakarta Office, Indonesia (Feb-Apr 2005)
      • CV. TITI KALER Design and Engineering Consultant, Bali, Indonesia (Jul-Sep 2002)

Course and Training

  • Fraud Awareness Training (2016); Managing High Performance (2015); Child Safeguarding
  • (2014); Child Protection in Emergency (2014); Emergency Response Team Training (2014). Save the Children International
  • PMDPro Level 1 (2014). Project Management for NGOs (www.pm4ngos.com) - Certified
  • Leading Scientist Training Program (2010-2011). Innovative Platform for Education & Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • International Graduate Courses, Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid (2007-2008). United Nation University, Japan
  • Fieldwork Training Program (2007). FASID Fieldwork Program in South Sulawesi, Indonesia (www.fasid.or.jp)
  • Japan Asia Young Scientist and Engineer Study Visit (2007, 2008). Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Publications
      • Tahir, A. (2012) Municipal Solid Waste Management in Jakarta. JICA Monograph on Solid Waste Management in Asian Mega Cities and Big Cities
      • Tahir, A. (2012) Municipal Solid Waste Management in Surabaya. JICA Monograph on Solid Waste Management in Asian Mega Cities and Big Cities
      • Tahir, A., Yoshida, M., Harashina S. (2012) Expanding the implementation of community-based waste management: learning from the Green and Clean Program in Indonesia. Journal of Environmental Information Science 40 (5), p.79-88
      • Tahir, A., Yoshida, M., Harashina S. (2011) Analyzing community-based waste management in Surabaya: factors affecting successful replication. Kankyou Joho Kagaku 25, p.131-136
      • Tahir, A., Yoshida, M., Harashina S. (2011) Community Involvement in Solid Waste Management in Indonesia: Towards a Greater Participation. Proceedings of 2011 World Congress of International Solid Waste Association, Daegu, 17-20 Oct 2011, p.839-848
      • Tahir, A.M., Harashina, S.; Yoshida, M. (2010) Surabaya’s Context of Community Involvement in Solid Waste Management. Proceedings of the 21th Conference of Japan Society of Material Cycle and Waste Management Experts 2010
      • Tahir, A.M., Harashina, S.; Yoshida, M. (2010) Examining replication efforts to support community involvement in solid waste management. The 7th Expert Meeting on Solid Waste Management in Asia and Pacific Islands, Taipei, 15-17 September 2010.
      • Tahir, A.M., Harashina, S.; Yoshida, M. (2009) Solid waste management at neighborhood level in Jakarta, Indonesia. Proceedings of the 20th Conference of Japan Society of Material Cycle and Waste Management Experts 2009. Best Poster Presentation
      • Tahir, A.M.; Harashina, S.; Iseki, T. (2009) Community Initiatives in Environmental Management: Comparing Community Organizations with CSR–supported Community Activities. 6th ISTR Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, 1-4 November 2009
      • Tahir, A.M, Harashina, S. (2007) Waste Facility Siting and Public Participation, Case Study: Seattle, Washington, USA. IAIA Annual Conference, Seoul, 2-8 June 2007
      • Tahir, A., Sumarahati, G., Argo, T. (2004) The Condition of Accountability and Transparency in Nuisance Permit Issuance of Factory Outlet in Bandung City. Indonesia Urban and Regional Planning Journal, 17 (1)