Dr. Sartini, M.Hum, was born in Temanggung on March 28, 1968. After graduating from the Muhammadiyah High School Temanggung in 1986, the author completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM). At the same alma mater, the author completed her S3 study at the Inter-Religious Studies Study Program and graduated in 2018.

The author works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy at Universitas Gadjah Mada since 1993 and teaches Philosophy of Culture, Perennial Philosophy, Local Wisdom, Indonesian Culture and Civic Education. In addition to teaching and researching, the author’s activities such as a coach and mentor of the Student Creativity Program (PKM, Program Kreativitas Mahasiswa), outstanding student coach (Pembina Mahasiswa Berprestasi) of Universitas Gadjah Mada, internal quality auditors, as well as cultural arts activists, especially karawitan. The author actively plays the Javanese gamelan with the Koesnadi Harjasoemantri Cultural Center (PKKH, Pusat Kebudayaan Koesnadi Hardjasoemantri) at UGM.