Marisa Bruce

Born and raised in Scotland, Marisa has a degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews. After graduating, she moved to London to complete TeachFirst. Marisa has spent the last 9 years working in East London teaching politics and working in various pastoral and leadership roles.

She is passionate about widening participation and supporting the most vulnerable children to achieve an excellent education and to progress and be successful in their next steps. Her interest in this has meant that she has worked closely with a number of charities, government and social enterprises to support her students to excel.

She is now determined to use her experience of working with young people to advocate more for their rights and to ensure that all young people have the opportunity to achieve their true potential.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures.