- August 09, 2021
Aria is the Director and Chief Risk and Sustainability Officer (CRSO) of Amartha. This financial technology startup focuses its mission on providing affordable and flexible financial services for women micro-entrepreneurs in rural areas. Aria is also appointed by the Indonesian Government as the Advocate for Women Empowerment at G20. Prior to Amartha, Aria was a banker with MUFG Bank and Citibank NA in Jakarta. In June 2015, Aria received the YSEALI Fellowship award from President Barack Obama for his contribution in promoting public-private partnership, especially in innovating rural finance sectors, promoting financial inclusion, and women empowerment. Aria holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development, Gender, and Poverty from SOAS University of London.