Marlene developed a heart for women in the sex industry through one of her dearest friendships with Sonya, founder of Pearls. In the past, Marlene went to The Rock Bible College and has served in various ministries leading women’s small groups, mentoring, and planning and speaking at events.
Being a Redlands, CA raised girl, Marlene went to University of Redlands and then Azusa Pacific University for her teaching degrees and has enjoyed working with a wide variety of students from K-12th grade. She has a love to make learning applicable to real life and for reading children’s books with kids. After teaching, Marlene wrote some elementary exams and stories before currently working for the state of CA.
Marlene has a passion for traveling to different places and cultures when she can, and likes to spend her free time with family and friends on coffee dates, shopping, concerts, dancing, amusement parks, funny movies, and adventurous day trips.