Seforosa (Sef) is a Fijian-born Rotuman who spent her formative years growing up in Lautoka, the Western side of Viti Levu in Fiji. These formative experiences continue to inform Sef’s theological reflections on interfaith and cross-cultural relationships, and gender and culture from a diasporic perspective of a migrant who calls Australia one of her homes.

Sef graduated with a PhD in theology at Charles Sturt University in 2015. Sef is a Research Fellow of the Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre (PaCT), Charles Stuart University, Australia. She is a visiting lecturer with the School of Theology, United Theological College Charles Sturt University in theology. Sef is a CTI Fellow and was a resident member of he 2017-2018 Inquiry into Religion and Migration at the Centre of Theological Inquiry, Princeton.

Sef will complete her time with UnitingWorld at the end of October where she worked as a theological researcher (climate and gender) and facilitating church partner relationships in Australia and the Pacific. Sef begins a new role with the World Council of Churches in Geneva in January 2020.

Concurrent session speaker: Joining forces to end violence against children (EVAC) in the Pacific and Timor-Leste