Marianne Glaser
Director - Community Engagement
Creative Problem Solver

With experience in the non-profit and education sectors, Marianne brings a strong equity lens to Civic Edge’s projects and client work. This focus is complemented by a mindset that balances creative and analytical thinking. As a result, Marianne excels at developing cultural and community engagement strategies that are accessible, educational, and fun. In addition to her strategic skillset, Marianne has a knack for facilitating contentious conversations and helping groups tackle tough topics in an authentic, growth and resolution-oriented manner. 

Marianne graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Human Development and Religious Studies. Ideally, you'd find her lounging in the sunshine with her poodle Frankie, and then enjoying a perfectly burnt grilled cheese. 

Ask Me About:
  • Societal ideas that maintain a colonized status quo   
  • Key differences between outreach and engagement  
  • Intersectionality and use of public space  
Catch Me Working With:
  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency   
  • Office of Economic & Workforce Development  
  • Marin Housing Authority