Marianne is available for public speaking requests, please contact her. Find some examples of previous speaking engagements below:
Speaker at Interlaced
3rd September 2015
Closing keynote talk ‘sustainable fashion through technology’
Interlaced is a one-day ticketed conference bringing together leaders from the fashion and technology industries, academics and budding talent. The programme aims to inspire, educate, communicate and showcase the latest developments in fashion and technology.
Interviewed by FashNerd about speaking at the event (Read here) ‘Meet sustainable fashion advocate Marianne Caroline’
Marianne speaking at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Eco Fashion show
Spoke about the responsibility and relevance of sustainable fashion to students, providing practical insight into how to apply sustainable ways of thinking about what we wear.
Audience: 200+ students, academics and influentials from Hong Kong’s fashion industry
Supported by Redress (Hong Kong based NGO working towards sustainability within the fashion industry, where Marianne was a volunteer)
Organised by RC Tango (A student led initiative)
Clothing and Design by ‘A boy Named Sue’ and ‘Last but not Least’
Requested to Speak at The Westminster Higher Education Forum
Topic: Student and Graduate Entrepreneurship in Colleges and Universities
March 2013 at The Caledonian Club, London
Other speakers at the event included:
Rt Hon the Lord Young of Graffham (Former Secretary of State for Trade and Industry)
Joanna Hill, Deputy Director Policy and Strategy – Enterprise, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Being the President of Royal Holloway Entrepreneurs and being employed by The Careers Service for this role; Marianne performed a unique role in the UK’s Student Enterprise Support system. She developed the strategy of the organisation and led a committee of 15 students to promote a student entrepreneurial culture within the university, whilst providing business coaching to student entrepreneurs.
As a result Marianne was requested to speak at the Westminster Higher Education Forum on the topic of how to best grow support for student and graduate entrepreneurship in colleges and universities. She gave a student entrepreneur’s perspective on the sustainable enterprise support system in place at the Royal Holloway and suggested improvements that could be made in the UK to further promote enterprise among students.
Full event agenda available here
Presenter of Aroras’ Den
Marianne presented and planned the Aroras’ Den 2012, an event kindly sponsored by Surinder Arora, Founder of Arora Hotels. Students from Royal Holloway, University of London pitched their business ideas over the evening, with the best ideas winning funding up to the value of $500.