About Union Minister

Biography

Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe is a Cabinet Member of National Unity Government, Myanmar and she is a Minister of “Women, Youths and Children Affairs Ministry” in 2021. She was also elected as Karen Ethnic Affairs Minister for Yangon Region in the 2020 election. She served as a Member of Parliament of Myanmar Hluttaw from 2015-2020.

She was used to be an advocate, activist and practitioner for the holistic well-being of women and children in Myanmar.

Naw Susanna organized so many campaigns and events regarding peace building, Violence against women, political prisoners and representing community in meeting with world leaders such as Obama, Hillary and Dalai Lama during her women activist time.

Naw Susanna won the InterAction Humanitarian Award in 2012 at Washington D.C, as the first Myanmar women who got that international prestigious award. She was chosen as women of the year in 2012 and 2013 by the media group of Myanmar and Women in Peace building Award by Women Organization Network of Myanmar in November 2013.