Maria Tarisa graduated cum laude from University of Indonesia with Bachelor Degree in Psychology. During her college years, she actively participated in student organization. She then continue to pursue her dream to learn about the human cognition in Leiden University, where she got her master degree in Applied Cognitive Psychology.

She previously work as a freelancer in several projects from various organization. From this experience, she can develop her flexibility in communicating with people from various background and level. She also develops her analytical thinking skill by joining several research projects as an assistant researcher for her former lecturers. In the meantime, she enjoy reading books and write short stories, which enable her to enhance her creativity.

She believes that cognition plays an important role in our daily life. Through learning and development program we can improve our ability and strengthen our knowledge. It is her dream to help people reach their maximum potential.