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Teresa Retno Arsanti

Position

Grant Manager


Cluster

Children Social Welfare & Health (CSWH)


Mail

teresa.arsanti@rdi.or.id
teresaretnoarsanti@gmail.com


Summary

Teresa Retno Arsanti is a grant manager and researcher of Resilience Development Initiative (RDI) based in Bandung, Indonesia. Teresa dedicates her research projects on the topics of renewable energy and emission reduction (REER), children, social welfare, and health (CSWH), gender study, refugee, stakeholder analysis, traditional and non-traditional security. She is also interested in the concept, progress, and implementation of sustainable development goals. She aligns every project that she does with the sustainable development issues. She has been involved in consultancy project and several projects related to the renewable energy funded by, such as but not limited to, Global Challenges Research Fund, European Union, and ITB. She has collaborated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia to produce policy brief and paper. She has actively engaged with Government of Indonesia, NGOs, Academicians, and Local Community.

Research Interest

Gender Justice, Gender Mainstreaming in to Policy, Children Protection, Social Conflict.

Education
Year Experience
2014-2018

Bachelor of Political Science, in Department of International Relations, Parahyangan Catholic University Bandung, Indonesia.

Working Experience
Year Experience
January 2020 – Present

Grant Manager and Researcher of Resilience Development Initiative.

October 2018 – December 2019

Grant Officer and Researcher of of Resilience Development Initiative.

Consultancy
Year Experience
2019

Consultant for USAID “Indonesia CDCS Gender Analysis”, August-October 2019.

Research/Project
Year Experience
2019

Project Officer of “Digital Global Biogas Cooperation”, collaborating with GIZ, WIP, AEA, EBA, AKBOE, LLU, FVB, ICEADDIS, INTRA, SELECTRA, GREENCAPE, ISEES, funded by European Commission Horizon 2020, 2019-2022

2018

Project Manager of Resilience Development Initiative on “Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems”, collaborating with Leeds University, CREEC, Dar Es Salaam University, GCRF funded project, May 2018 – May 2021

2018

Research Assistant of “The Role of Actors in Maintaining the Renewable Energy Development in Sumba Island/Peran Aktor dalam Menjaga Perkembangan Energi Terbarukan di Pulau Sumba”, ITB Funded Research Project, February – November 2019

2018

Research Assistant of “Suggested Indonesia’s Position and Strategy on Non-Traditional Security Issues in the UN Security Council” specifically working on gender and energy, collaborating with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, January – July 2018

2017

Research Assistant of “Potential Role of Indonesia as a Non-Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council 2019-2020/Potensi Peran Indonesia sebagai Anggota Tidak Tetap Dewan Keamanan Perserikatan Bangsa-Bangsa 2019-2020” collaborating with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, May – September 2017

2015

Research Assistant of “The Implementation of Indonesia’s Commitment in G-20 in 2015” collaborating with Directorate of Development, Economics, and Environment Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic Indonesia, September – October 2015

Publications

  • 2019 - Co-author of “Household Willingness to Pay for Improving Multi-Attribute Quality of Electricity Supply: A Choice Experiment Study in Rural Indonesia” submitted to Energy the International Journal (in review)
  • 2019 - Co-author of “The Unboxing the Legal Background for Women Involvement in Indonesia’s Peacekeeping Operation Mission: Challenges and Opportunities” Brawijaya International Conference on Social and Political Sciences, Malang, 26-28 November 2019. Submitted to EUDL indexed by Scopus (in review)
  • 2019 - Co-author of “The Stakeholders’ Role in Sustaining the Renewable Energy System in Sumba Island” in the 55 th ISOCARP Congress, Jakarta, September 9-13, 2019.
  • 2019 - Co-author of Policy Brief “Renewable Energy Financing”, “Renewable Energy Impact to Human Resource”; “Renewable Energy based Microgrid as Productive Infrastructure; and “Business Model for Mini-grids” for Clean and Affordable Renewable Energy for Sustainable Rural and Remote Areas through Microgrid National Workshop.
  • 2019 - Co-presenter of “Hybrid Renewable Energy System in Remote Area of Sumba Island” and participant in Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) ADB, Manila.
  • 2018 - Author of “Faktor Penyebab Eksploitasi dan Pelecehan Seksual terhadap Perempuan dan Anak-Anak dalam MINUSCA Tahun 2015-2017” for Bachelor Degree final thesis.
  • 2018 - Co-author of Policy Brief “Suggested Indonesia’s Position and Strategy on Non-Traditional Security Issues in the UN Security Council’’ specifically working on gender and energy, collaborating with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
  • 2017 - Co-author of Policy Brief “Potential Role of Indonesia as a Non-Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council 2019-2020/Potensi Peran Indonesia sebagai Anggota Tidak Tetap Dewan Keamanan Perserikatan Bangsa-Bangsa 2019-2020” collaborating with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.
  • 2016 - Author of “The Gender Lenses of the Nanking Massacre and Its Aftermath to the China – Japan Relations” on Sentris Academic Journal of International Relations Student.

Seminar & Workshops

  • Asia Clean Energy Forum, June 17-21, 2019, Manila, Philippines
  • lean and Affordable Renewable Energy for Sustainable Rural and Remote Areas through Microgrids, December 5-6, 2019, Jakarta Indonesia
  • Bandung Disaster Mini Symposium, 23rd of April 2019, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Workshops in Bappeda, 27th of March 2019, East Sumba, Indonesia
  • SEADCORE: Disaster Resilience and the Value of Local Traditional Culture, 6th of February 2019, Bandung Indonesia
  • Bandung Energy Sustainability Symposium, 26th of October 2018, Bandung, Indonesia