Maria Neumayr-Wimmer completed a double apprenticeship as a retail saleswoman as well as decoration and interior design and started her own business as a window dresser for international brands at a young age. She held key positions with the Upper Austrian Green Party for over a decade before taking on responsibility as managing director of WearFair, Europe's largest eco-fair trade fair. After studying intercultural skills at Danube University Krems, she has also worked in photography and videography as part of marandjosef, including documentaries in Kenya and Ethiopia. Maria is the mother of two grown-up daughters and lives in Altmünster.  marandjosef auch foto- und videografisch gearbeitet, unter anderem für Dokumentationen in Kenya und Äthiopien. Maria ist Mutter zweier erwachsener Töchter und lebt in Altmünster.