Marlin has more than 20 years’ experience as a Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer for two Fortune 500 organizations. She has also served as Deputy Chief Information Officer for the City of Detroit, and she led collaboration across ten agencies to support the technology and infrastructure for Super Bowl XL. Marlin is the founder of the social enterprise Sisters Code, which educates, empowers and entices women ages 25–85 to explore the world of coding and technology.
In 1991 Marlin decided to pursue a singing career she moved to Los Angeles, enrolled at USC, and worked musically with James Ingram and Montell Jordan. She released two songs on iTunes, “Always Believe” and “This Groove.”