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Male Dominated Job, Fulfilling: Latianara

She has been the legal officer for Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji for the past two years providing legal advice and status reports for certain cases.
01 Oct 2022 04:00
Male Dominated Job, Fulfilling: Latianara
Miriama Latianara and the Bouma Waterfall in Taveuni.

Miriama Latianara took up the challenge to work in a male dominated workforce.

She has been the legal officer for Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji for the past two years providing legal advice and status reports for certain cases.

 

“It’s quite challenging when bringing a woman’s perspective into the sector, however, its’ also quite fulfilling,” she said.

The former Natabua High School student hails from Bouma in Taveuni and has maternal links to Nuku, Cikobia in Vanua Levu.

 

How Many Places Have You Visited Around Fiji?

Whole of Vanua Levu including Taveuni and Cikobia, around Viti Levu and the Yasawas.

Group of islands in the Yasawas.

Group of islands in the Yasawas.

What is the one place in Fiji you would take visitors to?

The Yasawas and Bouma Waterfall in Taveuni.

Bouma Waterfall Photo: Paul's Travel Pictures

Bouma Waterfall Photo: Paul’s Travel Pictures

What is your favourite place for coffee/pie?

Mobil Service Station Café –opposite Kadavu House and pies from Adi’s at Vanua arcade.

 

What do you do in your free time?

I love to read, watch movies and socialise with my friends.

 

What is one place in Fiji that remains on your bucket list?

Batiki, Kadavu and the Lau Groups.

Lau Group

Lau Group

Story by: Laisa Lui

Feedback: laisa.kabulevu@fijisun.com.fj



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