Ratu Eroni Ledua Dina
Representative of the Women's Committee for Oceania
“A Fiji where we are free to be whatever we Dream to be” is the Vision Eroni Dina has for the Fiji Islands and is the cornerstone of Eroni’s work for a better Fiji for ALL. Eroni who hails from the Island of Kadavu with maternal links to Lau and Tonga, finds inspiration in carrying on the legacy of her mother who died of Breast Cancer who till her last breath remained instrumental in Eroni’s Career. She is a Quality Analyst and Trainer by profession managing a Learning and Development team as Training & Quality Manager with Fiji’s largest Global BPO - Mindpearl.
Music, LGBTIQ rights and indigeneity is a Passion that Eroni is well known for in various local forums. She is a Registered Recording Artist/Songwriter and for 12 years she was a Music Director and Head of the Arts and Culture Department with the Pasifika Voices Choir, a program by OCACPS – University of the South Pacific which was also renowned for recording Disney’s Moana along with other local stage productions. At OCACPS - USP she was also a Vocal/Performance Coach and tutor, a Freelance Performer and Production Vocalist. Apart from this, Eroni Dina is an Anti-Bullying Ambassador under the Anti-Bullying movement here in Fiji, a Member of MEN-Fiji as Peer-Educator and LGBTIQ Youth Activist before transcending to be Human Resources Director AND Vice Chair for Rainbow Pride Foundation’s Board of Directors, a company limited by guarantee from inception to date. She’s also a former Executive Member of the National Youth Council of the Fiji Islands for 6 years, and sits on the Board of HOPE-Fiji a talent scouting and management agency also from it’s inception to date. No stranger to events, Eroni has also co-coordinated Adi Senikau in 2011, Entertainment director for Miss World Fiji 2012 etc.
Some of Eroni’s most memorable performances have always been around performing with people who have inspired Eroni and for causes that carry empowering messages. Eroni has performed alongside Paulini Curuenavuli, Vanessa Quai & Suzy Vulaca. Eroni’s most treasured performance was performing one of her favourite songs ‘Walk on Walk Strong’ at the Mana Choral Festival in 2012 alongside the sister of Tae Kami and in presence of the Kami Family during which she had just lost her Father to a Stroke.
Eroni’s message to young people is that “In Life offer everything until you have nothing else to give, only then you are ready to transcend to your next gifting” , a legacy she tries to leave behind while travelling/touring around the region.
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