- MA Film Studies, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
- BA Gender Studies, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Mardhiah has been in the local media industry for 10 years. Her career began in broadcasting as Commissioning Editor for Mediacorp TV12’s Suria. After various globe-trotting experiences, beginning with the Australian Broadcasting Authority in Sydney, and extending to film festivals in the Netherlands and global media agencies in Hong Kong and Singapore, Mardhiah has returned home to her first love – teaching.