Dini Takola is a Master in Economics candidate at the University of Michigan. She joined the institute in Fall 2017 for a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) project focusing on trade commercialization. She holds a Masters in Hospitality Business Management and an undergrad degree in International Civil Engineering Management. Prior to her current studies, she worked at The World Bank Indonesia country office in Trade and Competitiveness Global Practices which focused on reducing national logistics cost. She is also one of UNAIDS movers for campaigning against the social stigma.