Born in Tangerang, April 3rd 1978, Lidya Triana gained her bachelor degree in 2002 from Sociology Department, University of Indonesia. She continued her study and achieved her master degree in 2006, majoring in Demography study, University of Indonesia.

Lidya Triana joined a teaching staff in university of Indonesia since 1999. She teaches various fields of study like social statistic I, social statistic II, and Social Demography. She is also conducting some researches like “Sexuality Representation in Media”, participant in Gender Research Award Program/ Gender and Sexuality Project, Philippines as researcher. In 2003, she conducted a research on "Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Mercedes Benz of Owner in Automotive Body Repair", held by SmatPR.

Besides active as a lecturer and researcher, she also joined some organizations like Treasurer of OPT, and Treasurer of Intermediate Training, HMI Depok