Proud mother of Maria Luiza, social entrepreneur and passionate about Brazil. Founder of Vivejar, a Brazilian travel operator focused on transformative and responsible tourism experiences. In 2018, Vivejar was recognized by the main award for sustainable tourism in Brazil. Marianne also founded Raízes Sustainable Development, a consultancy business that is nationally recognized and awarded for its local development projects.
Her career is marked by leadership and protagonism in the causes she believes in. Advisor to Sistema B Brasil, founder of Muda – Brazilian Collective for Responsible Tourism, she actively works in articulation and advocacy for tourism that generates income and inclusion, preserves nature and transforms lives. She founded Instituto Vivejar, a non-profit organization that addresses the needs of community and responsible tourism development throughout Brazil.
She was a fellow of the Women Change Maker and Vital Voices programs, and has served as a consultant, facilitator and speaker in all regions of Brazil. Postgraduate in Project Management and Social Innovation, passionate about female empowerment and social entrepreneurship, she believes in the power of travel as a tool for transformation and education.
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