Marlène Marwah has dedicated her career to advancing the French language at post-secondary levels, government and various corporations in Ontario.
She has been a French-language instructor for more than 20 years at a number of institutions including University of Toronto, the Alliance Française, both the federal (Superior Court judges) and provincial governments, as well as the Law Society of Ontario. Some of her students have included Karen Kain, Gerard Kennedy, Kelly Burke, assistant deputy minister for francophone affairs and Eric Hoskins, minister of Children and Youth Services (now minister of Health and Long-Term Care).
Prior to becoming a private instructor, Marwah was a professional translator, completing various texts for clients including the University of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum and North American Life Assurance Company.
She holds a master of arts (linguistics) from the University of Toronto, a Certificat d'enseignement du français langue seconde from George Brown College, and a bachelor of arts from the University of Toronto.
Marwah was appointed to Council November 2017.