Marie Ysabel Landingin
Born in Manila, raised in Tāmaki Makaurau, and based in Kirikiriroa, Marie is a 'third culture kid' dreaming of equitable and inclusive cities for all.
Marie's life of diversity inspired her journey to leadership and Asia. She has been involved with Multiethnic Young Leaders Network, Ministry for Ethnic Communities, New Zealand Planning Institute, Asia Savvy Conference – and Japan, through the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia.
Since completing her urban planning degree, Marie now works on major infrastructure projects at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Marie is also working to close the opportunity divide in Aotearoa as the Project Lead for the Rangatahi Leadership Opportunities Database.