Dewi Barnas

Dewi Barnas



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Korean Language



Internartional Development Program & Project Management, International Migration, International Aid Effectiveness

Public Speaking

  • Facilitator & Discussant, “Living as Minorities in South Korea”, in 2012 Training Workshop for Korean Educators on Education for International Understanding (1 August 2012) held by UNESCO Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding.
  • Leader of Indonesian delegation in Y-20 Summit (August 2010) held by Korean major newspaper Joong-Ang Ilbo in preparation of G-20 Summit in Seoul (received an Award for Outstanding Performance).
  • Discussion Chairman, “Building National Competitiveness: Going Home or Staying Abroad”, during the 3rd Conference of Indonesian Students Association in Korea (20 February 2010) held by Persatuan Pelajar Indonesia Korea (Perpika).
  • Paper Presenter, “An Assessment on European Integration: The Case of Germany”, in the Academic Conference on European Studies (29 May 2009) held by the European Union Studies Association of Korea (EUSA).

Work experience

Work experience
2013 - Present

Senior Associate

PT Royston Advisory Indonesia

- Business development, identification of potential clients and composition of project proposalsfor new projects

- Intelligence gathering through field and desktop research to meet clients’ needs and requests

- Media and regulations monitoring, and public opinion management

- Ghost writing, crisis communications, and media relations

- Consultancy and analytical insight in regards to public policy and strategic communications

- Manage client relationship through stakeholders outreach and constant communication

- Coordinate a team of consultant in conducting research, media outreach, and business development

2010 - Present

Project Assistant

ASEAN-Korea Centre

- Liaison between the Center and Embassies of ASEAN countries in South Korea

- Manage communications and coordination with Korean national television (Arirang TV)

- Monitor public opinions and responses on on-going programmes and projects

- Homepage management and monitoring

- Assistance in events coordination and budget management

2009 - Present

Junior Researcher

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

- Media monitoring on political development in North Korea

- Conduct research and produced a report in regime change in North Korea

- Design and publish Newsletter for reporting Foundation’s activities (summer 2009 edition)

2011 - 2012

Junior Programme Specialist

Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (u/a UNESCO)

- End-to-end programme and project management (from planning & budgeting, implementation & coordination, communication & promotion, to monitoring &evaluation and reporting) on issues covering intercultural understanding, post-MDG agenda, and other issues promoted by UNESCO

- Communication & cooperation with UNESCO Field Offices and National Commissions, and partner institutions in 46 UNESCO member states in Asia-Pacific

- Planning and execution of annual capacity building programmes for educators and teacher trainers through invitational and visit programmes

- Development and production of resource materials on intercultural education and related themes

- Supervision of assistants and interns


- Publication of a comprehensive guideline on the role of intercultural understanding in supporting MDG achievements

- Pioneered a capacity building workshop participated by 40 teachers and teacher trainers from 11 South and -West Asian countries including Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, and Pakistan held in Tehran, Iran

- Successful coordination of a two-month invitational fellowships programme joined by 30 educators from 19 Africa and  Asia-Pacific countries, and excellent network management with participating fellows and stakeholders

- Initiated web-based communication system for capacity building program participants to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and support learning mechanism 

2009 - 2010

Young Researcher

Asia Pacific Regional Center of Culture-link Network (APRCCN)

- Conduct research on culture and education policy in Asia-Pacific countries, particularly Indonesia

- Contribute articles on culture and education to be published in APRCCN Newsletter

2004 - 2006


ProPatria Institute for Security Sector Reform


Sep 2008 - Aug 2010

Master of Arts

Korea University
Aug 2003 - Jun 2007

Bachelor of Arts

University of Indonesia