Marissa Drossos joined PYD in 2013 as the Director of the Young Entrepreneurs Project (YEP), PYD’s inclusive career readiness program. Marissa is passionate about working with youth of all abilities, and holds previous teaching and youth development experience from Steps to Success and Citizen Schools.
In her role as the YEP Director, Marissa provides program oversight as well as teaches YEP classes in the Boston Public Schools. One of her favorite parts of her job is seeing the growth in students each year as they develop the confidence to pursue successful, independent lives after high school.
Outside of PYD you can usually find Marissa cooking, running along the Charles River Esplanade, or cuddling with her two cats Ruben and Stevie.