In an exclusive interview, Marion Apio, the visionary CEO behind Debunk Media Initiative, offers a candid glimpse into her personal choices, leadership style, and the journey that led her to success.
Fast Food or Slow Food?
“When it comes to food, I enjoy both pot meals and fast foods. My favorites include Irish cuisine and savoury sausages,” Marion shares with a smile.
Your Ideal better half : dark or light skinned ?
“Skin colour holds no significance in my ideal partner,” What truly matters are shared values, aspirations, and genuine intentions.
What essentials are in Marion’s Bag?
Laughing, Marion says, “My bag is a treasure trove! You’ll always find my trusty air pods, a reliable charger, my phone, and of course, a pen for those spontaneous moments.”
Who is Marion’s Cherished Artists and Tracks?
“Alicia Keys’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ resonates deeply with me. “And let’s not forget Beyoncé’s ‘Halo’—it never fails to uplift my spirits.”
What is the most expensive item you own?
Reflecting on her possessions, Marion confides, “My MacBook holds immense value. There are other cherished items, but some things remain close to the heart.”
Guiding Team Triumph: Marion’s Insights
Marion imparts her leadership wisdom: “First, authenticity is key. Second, unwavering commitment. Third, the team’s well-being matters. Fourth, embrace learning. Lastly, nurture growth.”
Any successful business decision that you made that had an impact on your company growth that you would want to share
“The day I accepted the CEO role was monumental. “Stepping up came with challenges, but making tough calls and leading by example fueled personal and company-wide growth.”
How do you deal with pressure and responsibilities that come with your title ?
“In high-pressure situations, I’m a multitasker,” Marion shares candidly. “I meet intensity with energy. I never give up; completion is my mantra.”
Motivation Unveiled; what motivates Marion to keep the boundaries of her success as a young CEO and entrepreneur
Marion’s drive is rooted in transforming lives. “My personal growth journey fuels my passion for empowering youth,” she affirms. “Financial success and better lives for loved ones are also strong incentives.”
How do you juggle with different roles
“As an entrepreneur, I know I’m my best advocate,” Marion emphasizes. “I excel in planning and brainstorming. Diverse viewpoints enrich my perspective.”
Empowering Entrepreneurs, Marion’s Advice
With a knowing smile, Marion offers valuable counsel, “Success is a product of relentless effort. I’m a living testament to the rewards of hard work.”
What are future prospects of Debunk as an initiative
In an exciting turn of events, Marion Apio, the visionary CEO of Debunk, looks ahead to a promising future for both the company and herself. Marion’s journey will now lead her to the University of California Berkeley, where she is set to embark on a transformative path by pursuing a master’s degree in Journalism.
With her transition, Debunk’s helm will be capably steered by COO and Communications Officer Bella Twine, ensuring the company’s continued growth and success. Over the next two years, Marion’s primary focus will shift towards forging strategic partnerships with global influencers, establishing connections with like-minded organizations and notable personalities who share Debunk’s mission.
During this period, Marion’s personal evolution will see her embracing the role of a journalist, further contributing to the media landscape. Her commitment to redefining herself in this capacity speaks volumes about her dedication to communication, accuracy, and the pursuit of truth. As Marion steps into this new chapter, the horizon appears exceptionally bright for both Debunk and her own journalistic aspirations.
Who is that one person you are grateful to?
Well , there is not a single individual that I can point out but I find myself brimming with gratitude for the incredible journey we’ve undertaken at Debunk. None of our achievements would have been possible without the relentless dedication exhibited by our core team. Their unwavering commitment, demonstrated day after day, has been the driving force behind Debunk’s success.
As I reflect on this upcoming milestone, I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to each member of the Debunk team. Your undeniable talent and unwavering dedication have been the bedrock upon which we’ve built our accomplishments. Here’s to the team’s remarkable contributions and the bright future that lies ahead for us all.
Marion Apio’s narrative is one of courage, authenticity, and leadership that showcases how determination and a higher purpose can pave the path to triumph, both personally and professionally.