Marie Eve is Director and Manager at AJC.
We asked her 5 questions to get to know her better.
1. Where do you come from ?
I am from the continent call AMERICA!
So don’t be surprise to hear me say I am american. More precisely I am from Canada and the province of Quebec. Quebec is a french speaking province among the rest of the north continent where people speaks English.
I grew up with four distinctive season and winter is a special time of the year in Quebec when all the trees loose their leaves, and the snow surrounds us, lots of it… I have fond memories of sliding in the snow for hours till my hands and feet were frozen.
2. Why did you move to Port Vila ?
After 24 years of winter, I moved to Port Vila for the exoticism of the place, to discover the beach, the blue clear water and the warm ocean. When I started universities in Montreal, Canada, I met people from around the world and I wanted to travel and discover the world. I knew I would not stay where I was, I caught the travelit desease!
3. What are your favorite hobbies ?
I like to do Sports, running, swimming , I am trying to defeat time by keeping good sport habits. I like to play game with my kids, in my family we all like to win the game!
4. Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years ?
Personally, I would love to travel and continue discovering new countries , new culture, discover the beautiful nature in the world. Professionally, I like to share knowledge with my colleagues, and one day perhaps I could take more time to teach accounting to young people in this country.
5. What do you like the most in Vanuatu ?
The smile of Ni-Vanuatu and the kindness of people, and the authentic scenery of the islands.