Sri Mulyani Indrawati is an Indonesian economist who has also served as the Finance Minister of the country under 2nd United Indonesia Cabinet. After resigning from the position in 2010, she became the Managing Director of World Bank Group. With this, she became the only woman to hold such a high position in the company. In 2014, Forbes Magazine ranked her among the top 50 most powerful women in the world.
Mulyani was born in Bandar Lampung, then Tanjung Karang, in August 1962. She is the 7th child of Retno Sriningsih and Satmoko, both of whom were university lecturers. Her name, Sri Mulyani, has Sanskrit roots with Javanese origin. She received her degree in 1986 from Universitas Indonesia, and masters and doctorate degree in economics from University of Illinois in 1992.