Marissa is a School Partnerships Manager at Character Lab. She studied International Relations and Women’s Studies at the University of Virginia. After working in Louisiana as a Kindergarten teacher she was motivated to pursue a Master of Public Administration with a focus in Education Policy. While pursuing her master’s degree Marissa served Philadelphia’s public schools as a Recruiter for Special Educators. She looks forward to using her skills in recruitment and building strategic partnerships to further the mission of Character Lab.