Tyas Pusposari [she/her/hers] is the Learning and Evaluation Officer at Global Fund for Women.
Tyas is an Indonesian feminist and social researcher. She holds a B.Soc in Criminology from University of Indonesia and a Master of Public Administration from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey where she wrote a master’s thesis about Islamic feminism and Muslim women’s rights movement in the post-authoritarian era in Indonesia. Prior to joining Global Fund for Women, she worked with several Indonesian grassroots nonprofits in the area of philanthropy, children and women’s human rights, and grassroots mobilization. Her past field research experience spans from conducting comprehensive research on child trafficking in Indonesia to mapping philanthropic support toward SDGs, to analyzing Indonesian women domestic workers’ rights movement. She recently led the establishment of M&E systems of an initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls with disabilities, implemented by women-led, grassroots disability rights organizations in Indonesia. This opportunity also enabled her to further engage in cross-movement work between disability rights movement and migrant workers’ rights movement in Indonesia, which has shaped her current research interest in cross-movement building. She finds pleasure in reading thought-provoking books, learning Portuguese, organic gardening, and mountaineering.