Marissa Lowman leads the Future of Work Practice at Village Capital, where she oversees direct investments, research initiatives, and an accelerator program for early stage startups. The practice is focused on supporting adult workers and learners who need additional skills or new skills to further their career paths. Prior to Village Capital, she completed fellowships at leading venture capital firms Learn Capital and SJF Ventures. Marissa also co-founded LearnLaunch, an edtech accelerator and innovation hub. She began her career as a Fulbright Fellow in Germany. Marissa has a BA with honors from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Cornell University Johnson School of Management’s Cornell Tech program.