Marianne de Oliveira Costa – Amani Institute

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Marianne de Oliveira Costa

Marianne promotes tourism in Brazil that generates income and inclusion, preserves nature and transforms lives. Founder and Director at Vivejar, a brazilian tour operator focused on transformational and responsible trips. In 2018 Vivejar was awarded with the main Brazilian sustainable travel and tourism prizes. Marianne also founded Raízes Desenvolvimento Sustentável, consultancy firm nacionaly known and awarded for local development projects.

Her career is highlighted by leadership and protagonism in the causes she believes. She is currently part of ‘Sistema B Brasil’ counsel and is the founder and president at Coletivo Muda – Brazilian Collective for Responsible Tourism, actively working in the articulation and advocacy for tourism that generates income and inclusion, preserves nature and transforms lives. Currently is founding Vivejar Institute, a not-for-profit organisation that will address the needs of community tourism development around Brazil.

Fellow at Women Change Maker and Vital Voices programs and works as a consultant, trainer and speaker in all regions of Brazil. Post graduated in Social Projects Management and Social Innovation, graduated in Tourism, passionate about women empowerment and social entrepreneurship and proud mother of Maria Luiza.