Marianna Leite

Global Advocacy and Development Policy Manager

Marianna Leite (Brazil) is ACT Alliance’s Global Advocacy and Development Policy Manager. Dr Leite is a lawyer, researcher, and activist with over 16 years of professional experience across the legal, academic and development sectors. Marianna holds a post-doctorate certificate in Human Rights and Democracy from the Faculty of Law of University of Coimbra, a PhD in Development Studies from Birkbeck, an LL.M. from Cornell Law School and a LL.B. from University Cândido Mendes. She was a W7 advisor under the German Presidency to the G7 and was highly involved in the development of the recommendations focusing on the feminist lens to climate justice. Twitter handle: @DrMariannaLeite

W7 Advisor