Marissa Harrison is a Field Manager with Dimagi’s Global Services team based in New Delhi. Before joining Dimagi, Marissa served as an American India Foundation Clinton Fellow in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. She worked in the Monitoring & Evaluation department of a livelihoods non-profit, managing an open-source Management Information System (MIS) and designing tools to assess impact.
Prior to the Clinton Fellowship, Marissa also spent a summer working in the CSR department of Tata Steel in Tarapur, Maharashtra and nine months studying advanced Hindi through the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Marissa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with an interdisciplinary degree in South Asian Studies and a specialization in Human Rights. During her undergraduate career, she interned with organizations focused on addressing gender-based violence, particularly in Asian & Pacific Islander communities.
Marissa comes to Dimagi with an interest in using Dimagi’s tools to improve decision-making processes and increase access to reliable healthcare in low-resource settings. Born to a family of ranchers, Marissa is happiest when surrounded by animals, the great outdoors and wide, open roads.