Veria graduated from the Anton de Kom University of Suriname in 2001 with an LL.M. In 2006, she earned an M.A. in international development policy from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. She also earned an M.A. in international strategic security studies in 2016 from the National Defense University in Washington DC. Between 2010 and 2016, Veira was Deputy Director of the Surinamese Ministry of Defence. As of 2016, Veira is a part-time professor at the Anton de Kom University.
In 2016, she was appointed to head the Central Intelligence Agency, which she merged with the Bureau National Security into the Directorate National Security. Since March 2020, she has been in charge of the National COVID-19 Management team which coordinates the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic in Suriname. Veira is also the Director of the Directorate of National Security in the cabinet of the President of Suriname.