Marissa Streit, CEO of PragerU, was born in Los Angeles and moved to Israel at a young age, where she completed her primary education and served in military intelligence unit 8200 of the Israel Defense Forces. She returned to Los Angeles to earn her bachelor’s degree in business and economics, and her master’s degree in education and nonprofit management.
Over the next decade, she gained valuable experience as an educator, a school administrator, and the director of a philanthropic institute before joining PragerU in 2011. Her experience in business, education, social media, and the nonprofit sector has enabled PragerU to grow its audience to over 1 billion views every year and influence millions of young minds every day. Under Marissa’s leadership, PragerU has rapidly grown into one of the largest and most impactful pro-America media networks.
Marissa is also the host of the PragerU show Real Talk, which garners millions of views, mostly from parents who are concerned about America and interested in conversations about education, business, and culture. Marissa lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children.