Ayu is the Managing Director of Indika Foundation. She had various roles: P&G, President's office, Governor of Jakarta's office, and a primary school teacher. She co-founded SabangMerauke, Milenial Islami, and Perempuan Gagal (movement to normalize failure). She graduated with MBA from Duke University with Fulbright scholarship. Ayu does comedy, plays guitar and violin, and is a scuba diver. Ayu gave speech about her work in peace and tolerance in front of Kofi Annan and Ban Ki Moon in London. Ayu was named by Tempo as one of 13 "young people who will paint the future of Indonesia in 2045".