« What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. »
Marie graduated from Paris-Sorbonne University in modern history and English literature, and from HEC Paris in management, with a specialisation in « Sustainability And Social Innovation », and a certificate in « Social Business, Entreprise and Poverty ». She also studied organisational sociology and strategic analysis of environmental management in AgroParisTech and worked for Ashoka France selecting future fellows for this global network of social entrepreneurs.
As Elisabeth Laville’s executive assistant since 2018, Marie is involved in a variety of topics. She takes a special interest into linking individual commitment and collective transformation, through scaling up responsible consumption and thanks to emerging social and environmental initiatives.
What nobody knows about you Marie Bourdin
When in high school, Marie recruited and led the French team for an international endurance and creativity contest in Taïwan...she didn't sleep for 3 whole days.