ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Mariellen Ward is a Canadian travel writer and digital storyteller. She has a BA in Journalism and has been published in BBC Travel, Vogue India, Conde Nast Traveller India, Toronto Star and many other publications. Her award-winning blog Breathedreamgo.com is one of the world’s leading travel blogs about India. She has been featured on many lists of top bloggers, and is an advocate of female solo travel and responsible travel. Mariellen has been blogging since 2005 and is the co-founder of Toronto and Delhi Travel Massive chapters. She splits her time between Delhi and Toronto, and recently won the Outlook Media OSM Award for Traveller of the Year. With a background in public relations and marketing, Mariellen is also a seasoned digital and social media marketer who has worked with brands such as Samsung, American Express, Exodus Travels, Costa Rica Tourism, Visit Britain and many others.