Marianne is a speaker on sustainable fashion, responsible business, technology and female entrepreneurship.
She has led talks and keynotes, as well as formed part of a panel.
Keen to represent important topics, and answer tough questions about the future, Marianne is available for speaking requests.
Please contact us if you'd like to invite Marianne to speak.
Keynote Speaker at Interlaced, London
Sustainable fashion through technology
ETI China members meeting (The Ethical Trading Initiative)
Led a talk and workshop presenting the technology of her company Knowlabel and insight on future tech trends. The audience was made up of regional CSR managers from major brands.
Impactt's Anniversary Conference
Westminster Hall, London
Joined the panel 'stand back for lift off' discussing how technology can help reach exponential new heights in worker ethics, and scale to millions of workers across supply chains.
Demo day at Microsoft India & at Bombay Stock Exchange
Bangalore and Mumbai
Part of a delegation of UK entrepreneurs sponsored by the British Council to visit India and form business connections supporting the Digital India government campaign. Pitched business during demo days to audiences of local investors and business leaders.
Key note speaker on 'sustainable fashion through technology'. Gave an overview of the challenges facing the fashion industry and how technology can help.
Marianne helped organise the GivingForum at Ernst & Young, preparing a schedule of topics for CSR leaders of brands to discuss.
Fashion Revolution Day
University of London
Joined a panel of sustainable fashion experts to give students inspiration and insight to change their consumption patterns.
HKU Sustainable Fashion Show
Following a catwalk show led by Hong Kong students and sustainable fashion brands, Marianne gave a talk on her approach to climate change.
Westminster Education Forum
Speaker on graduate entrepreneurship, during conference on UK government policy to encourage start-up incubation in universities. Other speakers at the event included: Rt Hon the Lord Young of Graffham (Former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry) and Joanna Hill, Deputy Director Policy and Strategy – Enterprise, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Presented the Arora's Den startup contest, where student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas live to angel investor Surinder Arora.