Established in mid 2021, JALIN Foundation, a non-profit organization, commits to improving the quality of life of Indonesian people by empowering all levels of society through Social Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC).
As a non-profit organization, JALIN Foundation aspires to enhance the quality of life in
Indonesia. We leverage the best practices of Social Behavioral Communication (SBC) to
ensure everyone receives adequate information before making health decisions, be it for
themselves, their families, or their communities.
Within a year of its establishment, JALIN Foundation has been in partnership with:
The vision of Jalin Foundation is to improve the quality of life of Indonesian people through communication for behavior change. This vision is elaborated below: Communication as a means to change behaviors in order to improve the quality of human life. Enhanced quality of life leads to prosperity at the individual, community, and societal level.
The mission of Jalin Foundation is to:
Introduce Our Team
At JALIN Foundation, we combine responsible leadership and independent supervision.
Chairman of Governing Board
Mr. Ipin earned his master degree in 1995 from the School of Public Administration at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, USA.
In 2006, he was awarded the 20-year Satyalancana Karya Satya Honor Certificate by The President of the Republic of Indonesia
In 2011, Mr. Ipin sets the record in the Indonesian Museum of Records (MURI) by implanting family planning implants for 8,009 acceptors in one day in Central Lampung, Lampung Province.
In 2012, he earned a cum-laude grade in the Regular Education Program Batch (PPRA) XLIII, LEMHANNAS, which was organized by the National Defense Institute of the Republic of Indonesia.
He also became a public speaker both locally and internationally, and he attended various trainings, workshops, or conferences in foreign countries, such as in Bangkok, India, China, the Philippines, Australia, and many more.
He has extensive experience in the BKKBN sector and retired as ASN BKKBN in 2018. Now, Mr. Ipin has been a member of the JALIN Foundation's Supervisory Board since May 2021.
Vice Chairman of Governing Board
Ms. Emi was the Chairman of the Indonesian Midwives Association (IBI) in November 2013, for the tenure of 2013 - 2018.
Ms. Emi has graduated from Universitas Indonesia with a Bachelor's Degree in State Administration, a Magister's Degree in Public Health, and a Doctoral's Degree in Education Management. She served as a Deputy Director for the Women’s Health Education Foundation (YPKP) and has become the Chairperson of the Social, Health, and Family Welfare (KOWANI) Board.
Ms. Emi started her career as a midwife at the Public Hospital in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra (1976 - 1979) and continued her career at the Public Health Center in Manokwari District, Papua (1979 - 1982). In 1982, she moved to the Central Java Provincial Health Office, serving as a staff at the Maternal Health and Family Planning Division before becoming the head of the Provincial Health Office in Aceh in 1988. In 1993, she joined the Ministry of Health in Jakarta.
Member of Governing Board
Dr. Riris has a Bachelor's Degree in State Administration from Diponegoro University (1996), a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Postgraduate University of Indonesia (2004), and a Doctoral's Degree in Doctoral Program in Administration Science, FISIP, Universitas Indonesia in 2017.
She has been a researcher for 25 years in the Indonesian Parliament (DPR RI) since 1997, then moved to the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) in 2022. She currently serves as the Principal Researcher with her extensive expertise in Politics, Bureaucracy, and Regional Autonomy, especially Special Autonomy. She has also become a non-permanent lecturer at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Universitas Indonesia.
Dr. Riris is highly-experienced in legislative drafting. She is active in various organisations, including the organisations engaged in women's issues, such as "Forward Indonesian Women" and the Central Indonesian Research Association (PPI), in which she is the Member of the Research Honorary Council.
She has been a consultant on research related to women in the SWARGA (Strengthening Women's Participation and Representation in Governance in Indonesia) program, UNDP (2014 – 2015). She has also participated in research related to Special Autonomy policies in Papua and Aceh, providing training on drafting laws for NGOs in Eastern Indonesia through the Australian Community Development and Civil Society Strengthening Scheme (ACCESSS) program.
Dr. Riris also actively participates in the authorship of books and journals. Some of the published works are DPR and Deficit Democracy, Indonesia's Public Service and Digital Governance, Indonesian Bureaucratic Reform and Industrial Revolution 4.0, and Measuring Papua's Special Autonomy Achievements.
Mr. Eddy has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Universitas Indonesia and a Master's Degree in Science of Population from Florida State University. He has more than 25 years of experience from when he worked as a Civil Servant at the BKKBN, serving as the Director of the Adolescent Program (2000-2006) and has become the Head of the International Training & Cooperation (2006-2011) as well as the Director of Population Education (2011-2015).
Since May 2021, he has become a Member of the Supervisory Board of the JALIN Foundation.
After he served as a Civil Servant, Mr. Eddy joined the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs as a Senior Technical & Program Officer at CCP/Indonesia field office. He also participated in their Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) and Balance Counselling Strategies and Leadership Coaching activities under its MyChoice program (funded by the Gates Foundation). He also served in the development of Expert Panel discussion activities under the Breakthrough Action COVID-19 (funded by USAID).
In 2014, Mr. Eddy became a member of the Technical Team for the mid-term National Development Plan. He thus became a member of UNFPA, an Indonesia and Bappenas Team that prepared the Mid-term National Development Plan regarding the issues of Population, Family Planning/Reproductive Health, and Family Development.
Dian is the Executive Director of the Jalin Foundation. She is also a member of the Board of Management of the Executive Committee, a position she has held since April 2023. With her background in Anthropology and Communication, she has more than 25 years of experience in SBCC in some health areas such as Lymphatic Filariasis, Youth, Mother & Child Health,
HIV/AIDS, Family Planning/Reproductive Health, Avian Influenza, and COVID-19.
During her career, Dian spent most of her term working for Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHCCP) as a Senior SBCC Officer. She gained her skills in management when she worked as Executive Director at a nonprofit organization that builds multi-sector collaboration (public sector, business world, and NGOs) throughout Indonesia.
In addition, Dian is also an active board member of the Indonesian Anthropology Association (AAI) as Secretary General. In this capacity, Dian has unique competencies to develop a sociocultural approach as a principal role in promoting and protecting health, the environment, and the well-being of all living beings.
She has worked full-time or as a consultant in many organizations such as the World Health Organization, UNAIDS, The Palladium, Family Health International, Development Alternatives Inc., Public Health Institute, Research Triangle Institute, and Jhpiego.