|Born:||July 8, 1952 (age 67)|
|Career:||Founder, The Peace Alliance|
Founder, Project Angel Food
Founder, Los Angeles and Manhattan Centers for Living
Marianne Williamson is an author, lecturer and activist, and was a 2020 Democratic candidate for president of the United States.
Williamson was born in Houston, Texas, on July 8, 1952. She studied theater and philosophy for two years at Pomona College in Claremont, California, dropping out her junior year. In 1983, she began lecturing on "A Course in Miracles." She published her first book, "A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles," in 1992.
In 1989, Williamson founded Project Angel Food, a non-profit that delivers meals to ill and dying homebound patients. In 2004, she co-founded The Peace Alliance, a nonprofit grassroots education and advocacy organization focused on increasing U.S. governmental support of peace-building approaches to domestic and international conflicts.
In 2014, Williamson ran as an Independent for California's 33rd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rennie, J. (2019, June 11). Who is Marianne Williamson? A bio of the Democratic presidential candidate? Politifact. Retrieved on Feb. 25, 2020, from https://www.politifact.com/article/2019/jun/11/who-marianne-williamson-bio-democratic-presidentia/.
Williamson, M. (n.d.). Marianne's bio. Retrieved on Feb. 25, 2020, from https://marianne.com/about/.
- Marianne Williamson's Endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders for President - Feb. 23, 2020
- Keynote Address at the World Woman Summit - Nov. 22. 2019
- Iowa Democratic Steak Fry - Sept. 21, 2019
- Iowa State Fair Political Soapbox - Aug. 9, 2019
- Marianne Williamson on NHPR's The Exchange - April 17, 2019
- Presidential Campaign Announcement - Jan. 29, 2019
- Women and Religion - October 23, 2015
- Like a Boss - Dec. 19, 2019
- Reparations - Oct. 28, 2019
- Marianne Williamson for Congress - May 23, 2014
- Marianne Williamson for Congress District 33 - May 20, 2014
- Out of the Mouths of Babes - May 12, 2014
- Vote in the Open Primary June 3rd: Alanis Morissette - May 9, 2014
- Marianne Williamson for Congress - April 30, 2014