Ezmieralda Melissa, Ph.D. joined the Department of Communication, Binus University in August 2022 as Associate Lecturer Specialist. Since 2008, she has been lecturing various Communication subjects, mainly in Strategic Communication and Media streams, in two Indonesian universities: President University and Swiss German University. Dr. Melissa’s research interests are strategic communication in public communication and the roles of information communication technologies in the empowerment of women and minority groups. In 2019, she obtained her doctoral dissertation from The University of Western Australia on political communication of the 2017 Jakarta’s gubernatorial election. Dr. Melissa is passionate about languages. Apart from teaching, she is a professional translator and interpreter for English and French. In her spare time, she enjoys hand lettering and spending times with her two sons.