Marzena is a Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse with over 30-years’ experience in the Healthcare Industry. She has worked at University Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In her roles of Nursing and Quality Director she supported the mission and vision of Federally Qualified Health Centers by improving access to quality healthcare and improving health outcomes.
During her longstanding professional career, she spearheaded and participated in numerous fundraising events supporting organizations like Ronald McDonald House, Sarcoma Foundation, American Cancer Association and St. Jude’s Hospital.
After meeting Stephen Tako in 2017, she was inspired with his passion of making a positive difference for children who were victims of bullying and oppression. She decided to join Stephen’s mission and was instrumental in transforming his anti-bullying short stories about Junga the Dancing Yeti® into a successful book and film series for children.
Using the Motivated To Act platform, she aspires to continue with the anti-bullying mission by expanding and spreading the messages of love, empathy and acceptance.
She hopes to Motivate children To Act with kindness; to use their negative experiences to create change and to provide them tools to prevent or overcome adversities.