About Marnie Cunningham

Marnie Cunningham is a content creator for Global Citizen. With a background in media, photography and international development she has worked in Tanzania, Vanuatu and her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. Marnie is passionate about the environment and runs a sustainable business of her own - seasonal floral and botanical design for weddings and events.

Why Marnie Cunningham is a Global Citizen

I am a Global Citizen because I believe together as one global community we can create an equal and just world for all.

Stories

  1. Article: Accusations of Sorcery Lead to Torture of 6 Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Accusations of Sorcery Lead to Torture of 6 Year-Old Girl

    By Marnie Cunningham|Dec. 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Part of the urban legend of sanguma...that women are witches." Read more

  2. Article: This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good
    Health

    This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good

    By Kim Nguyen  and  Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 29, 2017

    The disease is affecting Indigenous Australians Read more

  3. Article: This Former Refugee Is Now a Top Model in Australia
    Citizenship

    This Former Refugee Is Now a Top Model in Australia

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 28, 2017

    And now she’s helping raise money for refugee children Read more

  4. Article: First Aboriginal Woman is Elected to State Parliament in Australia
    Citizenship

    First Aboriginal Woman is Elected to State Parliament in Australia

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 20, 2017

    A shock win for the Greens Read more

  5. Article: 4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue
    Water & Sanitation

    4 Reasons Water and Sanitation are a Gender Issue

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 17, 2017

    Women are more at risk than men. Read more

  6. Article: BREAKING NEWS: A Majority of Australian’s Have Voted in Favour of Marriage Equality
    Citizenship

    BREAKING NEWS: A Majority of Australian’s Have Voted in Favour of Marriage Equality

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 15, 2017

    Love wins! Read more

  7. Article: Youngest Ever Australian Senator with a Disability Sworn into Australian Parliament
    Citizenship

    Youngest Ever Australian Senator with a Disability Sworn into Australian Parliament

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 14, 2017

    Passionate advocate for youth and disability issues Read more

  8. Article: 9 Sustainable Brands to Help Australians Get Ready for Summer
    Environment

    9 Sustainable Brands to Help Australians Get Ready for Summer

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 9, 2017

    Summer styles you can feel good about Read more

  9. Article: This 24-Year-Old Nicknamed 'Shark Girl' Just Won a Huge National Geographic Honor
    Environment

    This 24-Year-Old Nicknamed 'Shark Girl' Just Won a Huge National Geographic Honor

    By Marnie Cunningham|Nov. 8, 2017

    Madison Stewart believes sharks are sadly misunderstood. Read more

  10. Article: Australian Brands Should Pay Garment Workers a Living Wage: Oxfam Report
    Citizenship

    Australian Brands Should Pay Garment Workers a Living Wage: Oxfam Report

    By Marnie Cunningham|Oct. 31, 2017

    Overseas factory workers can’t afford to send their children to school Read more