Marisa graduated cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Pre-Engineering in 2016. She was also a Division 1 Varsity athlete and two year captain of the Women’s Varsity Golf Team.
Raised in a suburb approximately 20 miles outside of New York City, Marisa received a range of exposure to the investment, finance, and healthcare industries, but desired to utilize her passion for mathematics towards a Master of Science from ESTEEM. The ESTEEM Program gives Marisa the opportunity to combine her math background with additional business and entrepreneurial studies to improve her skill set for today’s competitive job market.
For her capstone thesis project, Marisa is working on commercializing a wearable device for autistic children in an effort to address their social engagement with other individuals. With her current and previous exposure to the healthcare sector, she hopes to pursue a career in this field.