Mary-Jean is a writer and often writes for The Global Communiqué, a current affairs digital magazine, and contributes written pieces to other media platforms. She is a co-panelist for Declarations, a podcast from the Centre of Governance and Human Rights at the University of Cambridge that explores issues on human rights. Mary-Jean spent four years engaged in work that straddles socio-legal and development issues; and in 2017, she executive-produced a documentary on access to affordable internet for students in African public schools, with a particular case-study on Malawi. The documentary explored the use of Information Communication Technologies to better improve education outcomes in indigent communities. Mary-Jean is an associate fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society and a One Young World Ambassador.