Karmainy Thiang was born and raised in Medan, the third-largest city in Indonesia. She started her adventurous journey as an international student in 1997 and eventually settled in Australia throughthe skilled migration visa scheme.
Karmainy currently holds a Finance Manager position at Deakin University. After receiving her Business (Accounting) degree from Monash University in 2000, Karmainy has explored various industries in the last 20 years ranging from agriculture, retail, health, animal care, non-profit to higher education.
She gained her Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) qualification in 2007. Karmainy has also led various effective financial process and control projects such as overseas student health cover (OSHC) and automatic agent commission payment process at Deakin University.
She firmly believes in collaboration and sharing of experiences to support each other.