T. Marie King is an activist, speaker and trainer and has served as an authentic voice for progress in the City of Birmingham for several years. She is passionate about creating pathways to healing, teaching nonviolence and building a better global community. King has spoken or presented seminars to over 200 groups and organizations touching youth, college students and adults. In her spare time, she curates her own community events to building bridges across difference. King is a faculty member with the Satyagraha Institute, she emceed the 2017 Alabama Women’s March rally and recently received the 2018 Shining Star Award from The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women. King is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and holds a Bachelors’ in Urban and Global Economic Development from Beulah Heights University, Masters’ degrees in Leadership and Divinity from Luther Rice University and a trained facilitator on Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.