Sereana Naepi is Indigenous Fijian (Nakida, Natasiri, Na Gone Ni Colo) and Papalagi. She is interested in Pasifika success in Aotearoa New Zealand in Higher Education. In order to explore how Pasifika can experience success in Higher Education Sereana is interested in Indigenous research methodologies (particularly Pacific), Decolonization, Critical Race Theory and ways of Indigenising the academy.
Sereana received her MA in Education at the University of Auckland New Zealand in 2012. Sereana has worked in Indigenous and minority student support for eight years.