Mira Kartiwi completed her studies at the University of Wollongong, Australia, resulting in the following degrees being conferred: Bachelor of Commerce ub Business Information Systems, Master of Information Systems and her PhD with a thesis "Electronic commerce adoption in urban and rural Indonesian SMEs". Currently, she is a Professor in the Department of Information Systems, Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She is also the Director for Centre for Professional Development in the IIUM.
Mira Kartiwi was one of the recipients of Australia Postgraduate Award (APA) in 2004. For her achievement in research, she was awarded the Higher Degree Research Award for Excellence in 2007. In 2011, Mira Kartiwi has been appointed as the Honorary Fellow at University of Wollongong, Australia. In this role, she has completed a number of research collaborations with researchers in the Business Faculty and SMART Infrastructure Facility. As acknowledgement for her expertise, she also has been appointed as Editorial Board member in local and international journals. She is also an experienced consultant specializing in financial and manufacturing sectors. Her areas of expertise include: health informatics, e-commerce, data mining, information systems strategy, business process improvement, product development, marketing, delivery strategy, workshop facilitation, training, and communications. Through her consultancy work, she has access to an extensive network of associate consultants and businesses.
In addition to her academic and industrial work, Mira Kartiwi is renowned as a passionate Cyberparenting activist. She works closely with schools and Muslim societies in Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia to provide awareness for parents and children on the risk of going online (Internet).