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Karissa Parris

Founder, 
Writer's Block

𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐚 is a graduate of Binghamton University where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in English in 2014. She also holds a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management from Stony Brook University. Currently, Karissa serves as the Associate Director of Outreach on a recruitment team, where she is responsible for creating and overseeing strategies to source diverse candidates for a large school network. Karissa founded Writer’s Block to help close the wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Brown job-seekers, and uses Hip-Hop & NYC culture to create engaging content!

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