The figure of Fientje Suebu, the first Papuan woman to become the Indonesian ambassador


PAPUADAILY –The Papuan people are proud, especially the women, because Fientje Suebu is the first woman from Papua to become an ambassador. Fientje Suebu was trusted by President Jokowi to be the Indonesian Ambassador to New Zealand concurrently Samoa, the Kingdom of Tonga, the Cook Islands and Nieu based in Wellington.

Who is the figure of Fientje Maritje Suebu? Reported by, Fientje is from Sentani, Jayapura Regency, Papua Province.

Apparently, he is also not new to the world of diplomats for Indonesia. Fientje Suebu became the first Papuan woman to reach the position of second person at the Indonesian Embassy in India, in February 2018. More than 30 years Fientje served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

Fienje is also a simple female figure. This can be seen from his appearance that looks as it is which implies that he is a Papuan Mama.

On several occasions, Fientje admitted that he never expected to become a diplomat. Because initially he only wanted to be able to work in Jakarta.

But after receiving basic training when accepted at the Foreign Service School, the desire to become a diplomat grew.

Promoting and working for the benefit of the nation to friendly countries has now become the desire of the only woman among these five siblings.

For Fientje, it is an honor and achievement after being appointed as Deputy Head of Representative of the Republic of Indonesia for a friendly country.

It is also an honor for his family because he is trusted with his current position to be able to serve the nation.

Fientje, who is the son of a tribal chief, also believes that Indonesian women and especially Papuan women can become agents of change in their respective fields.

Not only occupying important executive, legislative or judicial positions but being able to compete in this era of globalization.***