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Marguerite Richards is an American writer and editor, who has focused on food, travel, and culture writing for
17 years. She has spent a combined ten years living in Holland, Chile, France, and Sri Lanka. She speaks French,
basic Spanish and Dutch, and is currently learning Sinhala.
She ran the magazines promoting French culture to Americans for the French Government Tourist Office
for five years. She is now living part-time in her native California, and part-time in Colombo, Sri Lanka,
working on cultural projects full-time. She is interested in social media marketing trends and online content
development, and works with companies and organizations that maintain a commitment to cultural tradition,
diversity, and equality.
Marguerite is motivated by people, and aims to build bridges through empathy, on words alone. She travels to
understand cultural differences and the nuances that separate us.