Svida Alisjahbana is the CEO of Femina Group, the leading women and lifestyle media house in Indonesia. Svida's career in the media industry began as Commercial Director, responsible for the operational and directing the group's future directions, include working on strategic initiatives on variety of activations and multi digital platforms. Svida's passion is to build communities through femina group media for the advancement of modern Indonesia society. Among many initiatives of her group, 2 of hers became important events for the nation: femina's Women Entrepreneurship Program and The Jakarta Fashion Week, where she has been honored as one of the BoF 500 2014 (Business of Fashion), The Top 500 People Shaping The Global Fashion Industry. Prior joining Femina Group she worked for GE Capital in Connecticut for four years. Svida obtained her bachelor degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbour and continued her MBA degree at Columbia University, New York. Svida sits as the Chair of the Magazine Section for the Indonesian Press Association.