Ms Fitri Oktaviani
Fitri Oktaviani
HDR Student - PhD | Tutor
  • Master of Communication, Organisational Communication (The University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Economics, Accounting (Brawijaya University)
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature (Institution State University of Malang)
+61 7 334 68100
Room 115, Colin Clark Building, St. Lucia Campus

Fitri Oktaviani is an Australia Award scholar in 2017-2020. Her area of research is in women leadership discourse, especially looking at the challenges faced by women leaders and their strategies to enhance their careers. She is also interested in the change in old and new leadership discourse and the context surrounding it. Fitri Oktaviani is also a member of the faculty at the Department of Communication, Brawijaya University, Indonesia.

Research interests

Women Leadership Discourse
The research examines the problems of underrepresentation of women leaders at organisations, the discourses that promote and hinder it, and aspiring women leaders’ strategies to enhance their leadership position.


2010-2011 Australia Development Scholarship
2007-2020 Australia Award Scholarship