Regional Partnerships Manager, DMV
Larissa brings close to a decade of adult education and workforce development experience contributing to the empowerment and advancement of those facing employment barriers. As a Regional Partnerships Manager at Opportunity@Work, her role is to introduce the breadth of talent and experiences that individuals who are Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs) have to employers and other workforce organizations in the DMV Area.
Larissa started her career as an educator in Brazil, where she was born and raised. Since moving to the US in 2016, she has worked at a community college and nonprofits local to the DMV. She has also become an occupational therapist, focusing on enabling people to live life to its fullest despite injury, illness, or disability.
Larissa’s passion is to serve as a catalyst for healing and joyfulness. Outside of work, you can find Larissa on a yoga mat, enjoying a good book, or finding ways to have belly laughs in the company of her husband and friends.