Ms. Shanti Gayatri first joined ALERTAsia Foundation as Administrative Officer in 2006. She was the first staff who assisted in developing ALERTAsia to be a fully functioning foundation. After earning her degree in Bachelor of Commerce from University of Canberra, Australia in 1998, she continued her study at University of Sydney, Australia, and completed her Master of Commerce in 2000. After her return to Indonesia, she worked at Citibank before joining PT. Praweda Ciptakarsa Informatika, of Soedarpo Informatika Group, as System Implementation Engineer in 2002, and then promoted as Product Specialist & Consultant. Moving to ALERTAsia was a leaping process for her from working at a profit taking company in IT industry to a not-for-profit foundation committed to capacity building for surveillance and research in infectious diseases.