Alifa works professionally as Social Specialist for The Forest Trust (TFT) while still also contribute as a researcher for BISA Indonesia and Social Conservation Indonesia (SCI). Prior to her role at TFT, she joined a roadshow sessions “Seeds for the Future” initiated by Mantasa. She engaged in youth activity especially related with local food network, namely “Jejaring Pangan Lokal”. She has initiated a kick-starter project named “Padepokan Pemuda Pemudi” aim to be a Youth-Hub, an open learning space for the youth to pursue their dreams, and promote inclusivity.
She holds Master of Environment from The University of Melbourne. She concerns on environmental issues and experience as disaster risk reduction trainer. She had involved with several students initiatives such as Graduate Students Association (GSA) as International Students Officer and Graduate Students’ Council and joined Students of Sustainability youth forum, Radioactive Exposure Tour conducted by Friends of the Earth, and volunteered for Extended Family.
Her 3-years working experience as a trainer and project officer with Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, an international organisations working in the area of disaster risk reduction and disability, allow her to get familiar with community-based project. She served a co-fonder of “Ceria Community” aim to provide psychosocial support for the survivors, especially children.