In 1983 Marie-Luise Schwarz-Schilling's book »Kaufmann und Schamane / Ermutigung zur Freiheit und ihrer Last« was published. The entrepreneur and author lives in Büdingen and Berlin, she is married to the international mediator and ex-Federal Post Office minister Christian Schwarz-Schilling. For many years she worked voluntary in the community politics and is chairwoman of the Ronneburg-Kreis, a association for executives in economy.