Badriyah Fayumi Munji

Badriyah Fayumi Munji is the Chair of the Steering Committee of the 2017 KUPI.

Together with her husband, Abu Bakar Rahziz, Badriyah currently runs a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in West Java.

She is the editor of Noor Magazine, Chair of Alimat Indonesia and member of the Fatwa Committee of the Indonesia Council of Ulamas.

She was born into a pesantren tradition, and completed her primary and secondary education both in a public school as well as at a pesantren in her native town in Central Java.

Badriyah graduated from the State Islamic Institute Jakarta in 1995 and then pursued her education in Al Azhar University Cairo, graduating in 1998. She also holds a Masters from UIN Jakarta, where she was a lecturer from 1997 to 2004. She was an MP from 2004 to 2009 and Chair of the Indonesia Child Protection Commission (2010-2014).

She has authored/co-authored eight books and is a regular speakers at national and international conferences.