Marian Spier is a social impact and cultural strategist. She has been a manager and lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam, for eight years. In 2012, she started consulting and had built a diverse portfolio of clients in 15+ countries that range from industries, sectors, and sizes like S4 Capital, Firewood, MediaMonks, Ace & Tate, NDT, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Economics, the City of Amsterdam, United Nations, World Humanitarian Summit, UNESCO, TEDx in Europe, the Caribbean and TED.com. She founded the first Female Startup Award in the Netherlands and serves as an advisor and board member of several non-profits like the Van Gogh Museum, Van den Ende Foundation, and Het Hem.
Founder of TEDxAmsterdamWomen and FEM-START