Marianne Elliott

Attorney, human rights advocate and author

Marianne Elliott is an attorney, human rights advocate and author. She served as a United Nations peacekeeper in Afghanistan with a focus on human rights and gender issues. Her work has included developing human rights strategies for the governments of New Zealand and Timor-Leste and serving as a Policy Advisor for Oxfam. Marianne is the author of Zen Under Fire, a memoir about her work in Afghanistan. She also teaches yoga online.

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