Marisa supports the Business Development team in the areas of individual and corporate giving. Her priorities include supporting the Major Gifts program, event planning and execution, advancing outreach to Indian and Ghanaian expat communities, and supporting board relations, among other efforts.
Prior to joining Safe Water Network, Marisa worked at the Center for Urban Community Services, New York City’s largest social services provider, where she helped grow and diversify its individual giving program through strategic online and offline initiatives. She also held positions at the International Crisis Group and Corporate Citizenship in London.
Marisa received her BA in International Relations from Manhattanville College, and earned a MSc in Globalization and Development from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.