Titik Hartini

Dra. Titik Hartini graduated from 11 Maret University in Surakarta, Central Java in 1985, and from the University of Indonesia, with a degree in Women’s Studies in 2004.

Bu Hartini began her career as a field worker in the Women’s Development Program in Klaten, Central Java. She was then a social worker in the Integrated Community Development Project with Spektra, in Jakarta from 1988-90. From 1990 to 1996 she worked as a Coordinator for the Institutional Development of Handicrafts at Pekerti Foundation, where her passion for gender issues became more predominant. After finishing at Pekerti, she became the National Executive Secretary for the Association for Women in Small Business Assistance (ASPPUK).

As a trainer, Bu Hartini has facilitated micro and small business management training with the Network for Women in Small business in 1995, and in a similar program from 1997-99. She also led the 2003 Workshop on Community Organizing for Islamic Women Leaders in Pandeglang and Tasik Malaya with RAHIMA. In 2004 –05 she partnered with the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) to deliver a workshop on budgeting and gender in Bandung, West Java.

Bu Hartini has attended numerous international training programs, including the Regional Workshop on the Integrating Gender Perspective in the PRSP in Siem Reap, run by Oxfam UK in 2003, the Regional Conference on Gender Responsive Cooperatives in Asia, organized by AWCF and ACCU in April 1995 in Bangkok, and the Global Women in Management: Building Leaders for Development conference in June-July 2009 in Washington DC.

From 2002 to 2009 Bu Hartini was on the board of the National Network for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (JNP-UKM). She was the Coordinator of the Indonesian CSO Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2004.

Today, in addition to being a board member at Pekerti, Bu Hartini is the Executive Director of the Association for Community Empowerment (ACE).