Svida has led Femina Group, and has brought the media group into a multi-media platform. With the Femina Group team, Svida has started two important events: the Femina’s Women Entrepreneurship Program and Jakarta Fashion Week. In 2014, she was honoured as a one of the Business of Fashion 500, the Top 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry.
Svida recently undertook the role of Deputy Chair for the Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC). She is also a Founding Board Member of Endeavor Indonesia, and a member of its Executive Committee.
Former President of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO), Svida served the Regional (South East Asia) Education Chair (2013). She was a Fellow at the Women’s Leadership Program (2010), an Eisenhower Fellow and was recently awarded an MIT-IDEAS Fellowship.
Svida obtained her bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1988 and continued her MBA degree at Columbia University, New York.