Meet Panayiota

Welcome to the official website Panayiota Bertzikis, an author, public speaker, and women’s rights activist who is one of the leaders fighting to end gender-based violence.

Panayiota Bertzikis traveled to over 30 countries often working with leading NGOs and government agencies to create policies and programs in attempt to address violence against women and girls at local, national, and international levels.


Panayiota Bertzikis is the founder of the Military Rape Crisis Center and managing editor of the award-winning blog,

Panayiota currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.