Sr. Mary John Mananzan, OSB

Sr. Mary John Mananzan, OSB

Profession
Missionary Benedictine sister, Superior of the Manila Community of St. Scholastica’s College, Feminist Activist
Bio

Sr. Mary John Mananzan is a Missionary Benedictine sister. She obtained her doctorate degree in Philosophy major in Linguistic Philosophy at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy (Summa Cum Laude) and a degree in Missiology at the Wilhelmsuniversitaet in Munster, Germany (Magna Cum Laude).

As a feminist-activist she has given birth to a lot of women-centered programs among them are the Institute of Women’s Studies, Women Ecology and Wholeness Farm, and the Women Crisis Center. She was the National Chairperson of GABRIELA, a broad alliance of women’s organizations for 18 years. She is at present VP of External Affairs of St. Scholastica’s College, Executive Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies, and Superior of the Manila Community of St. Scholastica’s College.

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