Stories of Girls Making a Difference

Biography of Susanna Manziaris

Photo of Susanna Manziaris

Name: Susanna Manziaris
Date: Ongoing
Role: Humanitarian
Girlhood achievement: Girlhood achievement: Founded charity dedicated to womens' education

When she was 15-years old, Susanna Manziaris created Girls Helping Girls, a charity dedicated to improving the status of women through education. The organization's activities include building schools, training teachers and creating scholarships. Since its inception, Girls Helping Girls has raised funds that have helped girls in South Africa, Kenya, Jamaica, Haiti, and Afghanistan.

Date modified: