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'''Marques Deon Anderson''' (born May 26, 1979) is a former [[American football]] [[Safety (American football position)|safety]] in the [[National Football League]]. He was drafted by the [[Green Bay Packers]] in the third round of the [[2002 NFL Draft]]. Anderson also played for the [[Oakland Raiders]], [[Denver Broncos]], and [[San Francisco 49ers]]. He graduated from [[UCLA Bruins football|UCLA]] with a Bachelor of Arts in [https://web.archive.org/web/20101101073445/http://www.english.ucla.edu/index.php/Programs-Courses/the-american-lit-a-culture-major American Literature and Culture] . In 2012, Marques earned his [http://www.liu.se/utbildning/pabyggnad/L7MLG?l=en Master of Arts and Social Sciences] with a major in Adult Learning and Global Change from Linköpings University in Sweden.
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'''Marques Anderson''' (born May 26, 1979 in [[Harbor City, California]]) is a former [[American football]] [[Safety (American football position)|safety]] in the [[National Football League]]. He was drafted by the [[Green Bay Packers]] in the third round of the [[2002 NFL Draft]]. He played [[college football]] and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in [http://www.english.ucla.edu/index.php/Programs-Courses/the-american-lit-a-culture-major American Literature and Culture] from [[UCLA Bruins football|UCLA]].
   
Anderson is the founder and director of the [http://www.theworldeducationfoundation.com World Education Foundation], currently engaging in international research and development projects.<ref>[http://vimeo.com/140508561 Marques Anderson interview with Bill Miller for Global Connections TV]</ref>
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Anderson also played for the [[Oakland Raiders]], [[Denver Broncos]], and [[San Francisco 49ers]]. He is currently the Athletic Director and Head Coach of the [[Norway|Norwegian]] organization [[Oslo Vikings]].<ref>[http://europlayers.com/News.aspx?NewsId=218 Oslo Vikings sign ex NFL defensive back Marques Anderson as head coach!]</ref> He is also the founder of the [http://www.theworldeducationfoundation.com World Education Foundation], which engages in research and implementation of sustainable developmental projects, globally.
 
During his final year, Marques met his mentor and decided to go in a different direction and leave his NFL career to move in a different direction, focusing on international socially responsible business.<ref>[https://blog.about.me/2015/04/09/a-former-nfl-players-journey-to-change-the-world/ FROM FOOTBALL TO PHILANTHROPY: A FORMER NFL PLAYER’S JOURNEY TO CHANGE THE WORLD]</ref> Inspired by [[Paul Hawken]] and his book [[Natural Capitalism]]: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, he embarked on a new journey focused on contributing to the disciplines which highlight sustainability in, human, social, environmental and economic frameworks.
 
 
In 2007 Marques set out traveling through Europe for 10 months and South America for 5 months. During this time Marques collaborated and researched with, professors, tech companies, industry innovators, business leaders, along with local and government entities.
 
 
During this period, Marques created the [http://www.theworldeducationfoundation.com World Education Foundation], also known as the WE Foundation. Since its conception in 2009 the WE Foundation has worked with an international network of experts, interns and volunteers, assisting in project structure and implementation, focused on 5 key developmental areas: Energy, Health, Education, Infrastructure and Sports. The organization is currently involved in multiple initiatives, including projects in Iraq, Western Sahara, Haiti, Norway and the DR Congo.
 
 
In 2011 and 2012 Marques took on the position of Athletic Director and Head Coach for the [[Norway|Norwegian]] American Football organization [[Oslo Vikings]].<ref>[http://europlayers.com/News.aspx?NewsId=218 Oslo Vikings sign ex NFL defensive back Marques Anderson as head coach!]</ref> The Vikings went on to win league and national championships in both years. In 2012, the Oslo Vikings won league or national titles at every level in the Norwegian series from U-14 to Seniors.
 
 
Marques builds innovative platforms which establish sustainable global systems, through new market solutions, livelihood opportunities and the development of future cities around the world. Marques is currently interested in pursuing a PhD in Cyborg Anthropology, focusing on the intra-connection and relationship between technology and humans.
 
   
 
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| NAME = Anderson, Marques
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = Player of American football
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| DATE OF BIRTH = May 26, 1979
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| PLACE OF BIRTH = Harbor City, California
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