Marienna Pope-Weidemann

Writer, producer & activist for peace, planet & social justice, SOAS graduate & Corbyn supporter

Marienna is a producer, writer and campaigner based in London. She graduated from SOAS University of London in 2014 with a BA in Politics & Development Studies. She currently works as a freelance journalist specialising in the refugee crisis.

At SOAS, Marienna became involved in the student movement campaigning against war, racism, austerity and in solidarity with Palestine. She also co-founded the Student Assembly Against Austerity.

Since leaving university, Marienna has worked as a campaigner, producer and journalist. She played a leading role in establishing Brick Lane Debates, a network of radical young activists engaging in campaigns and political education through participatory workshops, and also helped establish This Changes Everything UK. She is a regular contributor to the Leap, Red Pepper and the New Internationalist.

Much of her work is accessible via her website: