Felippa Amanta is the Head of Research at the Center for Indonesian Policy Studies (CIPS). Her own research focuses on food security and trade. Previously, Felippa conducted and published policy research with the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at University of California, Berkeley. She received her Bachelor in Sociology degree from University of California, Berkeley, followed by Master of Public Administration from the Australian National University. She was selected as one of Indonesia’s Future Leaders by the British Council in 2017 and completed the policy and leadership training from University of Cambridge. In her spare time, she leads the knowledge content development and mentors young policy leaders in Think Policy.