Marianne Elliott is an attorney, human rights advocate and author. She served as a United Nations peacekeeper in Afghanistan with a focus on human rights and gender issues. Her work has included developing human rights strategies for the governments of New Zealand and Timor-Leste and serving as a Policy Advisor for Oxfam. Marianne is the author of Zen Under Fire, a memoir about her work in Afghanistan. She also teaches yoga online.
Zen Under Fire: A Story of Love & Work in Afghanistan, Marianne Elliot, (2012: Penguin NZ)