Marianne Williamson

Author, Political Activist & Spiritual Thought Leader

For three decades, Marianne has been a leader in spiritual and religiously progressive circles.
She is the author of 14 books, four of which have been New York Times best sellers, four
reaching #1 on the New York Times best sellers list. A quote from the mega best seller A Return
to Love, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are
powerful beyond measure…” is considered an anthem for a contemporary generation of
Williamson co-founded Project Angel Food, a non-profit that has delivered more than 12 million
meals to ill and dying homebound patients since 1989. The group was created to help people
suffering from the ravages of HIV/AIDS. They have since expanded their service to any person
battling critical illness. She has also worked throughout her career on poverty, anti-hunger and
racial reconciliation issues. She has advocated for reparations for slavery since the 1990’s and
was the first candidate in the 2020 presidential primary season to make it a pillar of her
campaign. In 2004, she co-founded The Peace Alliance and supports the creation of a U.S.
Department of Peace. In addition, she advocates for a cabinet level Department of Children
and Youth to adequately address the chronic trauma of millions of American children.

Marianne is a native of Houston, Texas.
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