Shirleen has over 10 years’ experience working with civil society organisations, education sector and the women’s movement in Fiji. Her particular focus is in the area of program management, capacity building, organisational development, and monitoring and evaluation. Shirleen has worked at the Fiji Higher Education Commission, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre and Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand.
Shirleen has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from the University of the South Pacific. She also has a Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management and a Master of Educational Leadership and Management from Unitec Institute of Technology.