Marissa is pursuing her BBA with a major in Finance at St. Francis Xavier University. She serves as VP Finance of the Schwartz Women in Business Society. Marissa is Co-Founder and Co-President of the Case Challenge Society, a society with two primary focuses. The first is to study relevant legal cases and facilitate related discussion, and the second is to engage members in logic challenges and critical thinking exercises. During the summer, Marissa works as a Court Worker with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton. She supports victimized, criminalized, and incarcerated women throughout the court process by providing them with the resources and skills to manage their situations.
Marissa is passionate about gender equality and promoting female empowerment.