She shares a high interest towards entrepreneurship, branding, marketing & market research. She loves paying attention to advertisements, marketing campaigns, the way people sell. A business girl, she thinks she is. And a marketing geek.
On another note, Diana is definitely passionate about fashion. Not necessarily a fashionista, however, just someone who appreciates art and sees art within clothes, shoes, bags and accessories. She breaks boundaries when dressing up, clashing anything she feels like clashing. Because clashing is her way of challenging the obvious. And she loves that.
Being active in the blogosphere since 2007, Diana has won several blog awards and become public speaker in various seminars and workshops. In 2011 and 2012, this blog ranked #1 in IndonesiaMatters.com, being the most visited blog in Indonesia across all blog categories. With these achievements, Diana has been appointed to become Brand Ambassador of various local and international brands, ranging from fashion to beauty to telecommunication products, as featured in various local and international media.
Moving forward, Diana is now a prominent player in the retail industry through her shoe line that aims to be a leading brand in the women footwear market. The name is Up, aiming to cheer you up. Through Up, Diana has been acknowledged as one of Indonesia's 100 Most Influential Youth, Women, Netizen (YWN) by The Marketeers & Markplus Inc., Inspiring Women of The Year by Wardah Cosmetics, and also won the International Young Creative Entrepreneur (IYCE) Award by British Council.
Diana Rikasari was officially registered as the youngest to make it into the prestigious 50 Tokoh FTUI list by Universitas Indonesia for her significant contribution in the Arts and Culture sector in Indonesia. As for her regional milestone, Diana has recently been awarded as Top Fashion Influencer by Influence Asia.
With her never-ending passion for creating, Diana is now popularly known as the author of the #1 mega-bestselling book in two countries (Indonesia & Malaysia) titled #88LOVELIFE which consists of her daily thoughts on love and life. This book has recently won the Best Book of 2015 Award for the Non-Fiction category by MPH, Malaysia.
More on her CV here and her talkative side on Youtube.