Born and raised in Cameroon, Marie spent most of her life in the capital city of Yaoundé where she obtained her A-LEVEL. Later on, she moved to the South West region of the University of Buea and earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. After her graduation, she worked as a Communication and Public Relation officer for Hotel Seme Beach Limbe. She also did a 2-year Masters program at the International Relations Institute of Cameroon and obtained a Masters in International Relation Specialty Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. Marie learned about Grades of Green from a Climate Solution Campaign participant when working as a team facilitator. She believes that the environment is essential for a healthy living. The less one cares about environment, the more polluted it becomes and harmful to our health.