Ratih Hardjono served as an international correspondent for Kompas, Indonesia’s leading daily newspaper, where she worked for 14 years. In 1999, Hardjono joined the campaign team for Abdurrahman Wahid. After his election as president, she became presidential secretary. While in office she introduced freedom of the press at the presidential palace, and enabled all members of the press to have open access to the president. Hardjono established her own public affairs company, Mirah Sakethi Consultancies, in 2004 based in Jakarta, specializing in Indonesian affairs at the national and regional levels across a number of sectors.
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