Mariette is a freelance writer, blogger, and a dynamic speaker. Her expertise is in adoption, travel, pop culture, and black literature. 

She has been published in the book, Black Anthology: Adult Adoptees Claim Their Space.

In 2015,  she was profiled in an Associated Press feature story about the search for her birth family in Haiti. The story was shared widely on news outlets including Yahoo News, The Atlantic, and The Sun Sentinel.  

Mariette  has presented at various adoption conferences and workshops. She has appeared on various podcasts, radio shows, and Al Jazeera’s The Stream. Her writing has been featured in Travel Noire, Zora Magazine, For Harriet, The Lost Daughters, and Canada Adopts. Mariette’s writing has also earned her mentorships with Writing in the Margins and AWP’s Writer to Writer Mentorship Program.