Euphrosyne Manta - Lazarou was born in Cyprus. She studied Greek Literature at the Department of Philosophy at Athens University, and upon completion of her studies, she commenced her teaching career in secondary education in Cyprus. From 1995 until 2003, she worked in the special area of Education Training Services of the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture as the coordinator of special programs for secondary education, as well as for the development of educational material and curriculum. From 2003 until 2011, she worked at the Phaneromeni Schools in old Nicosia, as coordinator for the programs of Educational Priority Zone.
She was awarded with the National Prize for Poetry of the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture for her literary work “Noah in the city”, Planodion, 2012.