On March 4, 2021 Marie-Catherine Bearden was asked to participate in an international ZOOM presentation titled “Do Good Manners & Etiquette Matter?  What is it about ‘etiquette’ that makes people comfortable and at ease?”

Please click on the image to watch this presentation on YouTube.  The presenters were as follows:

1. Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina
HRH Princess Katarina is in the line of succession to the British throne as a descendant of Queen Victoria. Princess Katarina is the senior female descendant of Queen Victoria.

2. Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal
His Excellency Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal is the former Indonesian Ambassador to the United States and served as Indonesia’s Deputy Foreign Minister.

3. Professor Marie-Catherine Bearden
French-born, Professor Bearden has spent a lifetime in the demanding world of international protocol and higher education. She has taught at prestigious American universities and is the founder of Académie de l’étiquette where she applies her decades of diplomatic and academic experience in world capitals to modern corporate etiquette training.

4. Mr. Darren Robinson
Served as an instructor at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and finishing his service as Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Parachute Regiment Battalion.

In March, 2017 Marie-Catherine was interviewed by The Daily Texan publication for the University of Texas.  To read the article please click on the image or you may click here.

Marie-Catherine Bearden and AE Associate Anne Debard during a YouTube shooting in Paris in summer 2021.