#11 Making Change with Marianne Elliott
Marianne Elliott is a mouthy introvert and word geek who helps rally NZers to stand for truth, justice and a kinder way at ActionStation, a new force for Kiwis who believe in a fair and flourishing New Zealand. Her background is varied - trained as a human rights lawyer, she worked in Timor-Leste, New Zealand and the Gaza Strip before going to Afghanistan, where she served in the United Nations. Marianne is also one half of the team behind La Boca Loca and Boquita. Stories and tacos are her power source, trail running and yoga are her medicine.
Marianne is one of those people that is inspiring, and approachable, and kind, and funny, and like, if I keep talking like this it will become very clear very quickly that I have a big old admiration crush on her. Her experiences and energy for change are epic. This was a greaaaat chat.
Action station: www.actionstation.org.nz
Marianne's website: http://marianne-elliott.com/
'Zen Under Fire' by Marianne Elliott: http://marianne-elliott.com/book/
The yummy food businesses Marianne runs: http://labocaloca.co.nz/ and http://boquita.nz/
Current campaign: http://www.makeourmediabetter.org.nz/
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