Suzan Mark Zira is a Nigerian theologian. She works with the Ekklesiyar Yan‘uwa a Nigeria (EYN), the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, where she has served as the Women Fellowship Leader for six years and as the principal of Michika Bible College for fifteen. She is now the National Director of the EYN women ministry, position that includes tasks as crucial as being the intermediary between women and the body of the church.
She is the coordinator of the African Continental Assembly (ACA) Women’s Network of Mission 21. This year she met with Moravian women of Tanzania engaged in helping young women into leadership and who also work hard on the issues of poverty and HIV/Aids. She visited the Kwango Evangelical Church Federation of Women for their elections in the D.R. Congo, while presenting a paper on the importance of women in leadership.
An new contribution to our serial of voices commenting our anniversary slogan «200 years hope unlimited». We ask people connected to Mission 21 and living on different continents, what this slogan means to them. An answer given by Suzan Mark, leader of the women’s work of the «Church of the Brethren», Nigeria: