Farahdiba is a PhD candidate at Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT. Her research focuses on Emerging Economies MNCs particularly the internationalisation of Indonesia's SOE. Farahdiba is an awardee of LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education). She holds a MA in International Relations from Gajah Mada University under DIKTI Scholarship Program and was a program officer of Institute of International Studies (IIS) UGM. She also worked as junior lecturer for International Relations Department, Hasanudin University where she took her undergraduate study.