Evelyn Manyatta


Hometown and Country

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania



Extracurricular Interests

Theatre, debate, swimming

Favorite place in Harvard Square?

Nine Tastes

What can FIPers talk to you about?

Acting, cooking, crime shows, the office, friends (the series), the beach, economics, Tanzania, having fun

Why should a first-year choose FIP?

It's an extraordinary experience! You meet other international students with whom you get to explore Harvard with in a low stress environment. These people might actually end up being your classmates, best friends or blocking mates!

Leader Bio

Evelyn is an always smiling Tanzanian girl who has lived in the beautiful Dar es Salaam city all her life. She is a rising junior who will be living in the amazing Eliot house. Evelyn is an Economics concentrator at the college. Outside the classroom, Evelyn has acted in plays including “For colored girls”, “the tempest” and “Othello-Desdemona”, works for The Center for African Studies, is involved in the International relations council and several cultural organizations such as HASA. Evelyn also loves having fun with her friends, watching crime shows, traveling, reading fiction, swimming, meeting new people and laughing! This summer, Evelyn will be working for the Harvard Financial aid initiative as a summer coordinator which she is really looking forward to!