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Profile | Dr. Marissa Pei

Profile | Dr. Marissa Pei

Dr. Marissa is a featured speaker at the 4th annual Southern California Women Business and Wellness Conference the event that Connects, Inspires and Empowers women of diverse backgrounds with business and wellness resources and information on November 13, 2019 in Ontario, California. 

Introducing Dr. Marissa…an Organizational Psychologist, Celebrity Host, TV Commentator and Inspirational Speaker Edu-taining Worldwide on Life Balance, Hope and How to be Happy 88% of the time!

Dr. Marissa’s newest book “8 Ways to Happiness from Wherever You Are” released August 2018 published by Morgan James NY Forward by Oprah 100 List Michael Bernard Beckwith and endorsed by NY Times Bestseller Neale Donald Walsch has been awarded 4 book medals and has hit 8 Bestseller Lists including #1 on Amazon and #4 on Denver Post. National media coverage includes Inc. Fobes, CEO Today Magazine,, and interviews on NBC CBS and Fox Morning News in Seattle, Atlanta, Las Vegas including the Women’s History Month Special on Fox 5 DC!

As a TV Commentator, Dr. Marissa has been an ‘expert’ on Discovery and Learning Channel specials, ABC, FOX and Planet Green on a variety of topics including Human Dynamics, Relationships, Tragedy and Hope. Her on-camera success led her to her own show now in its 7th year called “​Take My Advice, I’m Not Using It: Get Balanced with Dr. Marissa​” which won the 2016 Top 10 Podcast of the Year Award from a field of 440 thousand shows and 100 million downloads. Broadcasting Live from Hollywood/Burbank California, it is syndicated on CNBC/NBC News Radio KCAA AM1050 FM102.3 FM106.5 and nationally on IHeartRadio. Dr. Marissa’s guests include mega bestselling authors like Dr. John Gray, Geneen Roth and Don Miguel Ruiz, Marianne Williamson to MaryAnn from Gilligan’s Island, Potsie and Mrs. C from Happy Days, Fran Drescher and Muhammed Ali’s daughter Laila Ali. She moonlights as a Red Carpet MC and Celebrity Host interviewing stars like Halle Berry, John Travolta, Melissa Ethridge and Quincy Jones, earning her the honorable moniker “The Asian Oprah” and was actually introduced to Oprah as such!

With her PhD in Organizational Psychology Dr. Marissa helps Fortune 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo, Cedars-Sinai, AT&T, Mattel, Toyota, Bank of America and Mastercard with Leadership Development/Executive Coaching, Strategic Planning, Teamwork, Valuing Diversity all culminating in More Joy, Less Stress More Success at Work for the past 28 years. Winner of the 2017 Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All Award in New Delhi India, 2016 OC 500, 2014 Asian Heritage Award, 2014 AWE Lotus Business Person of the Year, 2012 Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2007 Remarkable Woman of the Year and 2005 Role Model of the Year in Business and Media, she is a Global Thought Leader and Influencer on stage, on camera, in media and in social media.

Dr. Marissa is the Creator and Founder of the 21 Day Fast from Complaining APP, Power Chi, a moving mediation that promotes Inner Peace One Breath at a Time on DVD, 52 Card Pick (Me) Ups: Stacking the Deck for Life Balance with Dr. Marissa motivational cards and 2 new shows, ‘Monday is the New Friday’ Series on FB, and a Call-in show ‘Don’t Worry, Choose Happy’ on Unity Radio broadcasting live from Kansas City.

A recovering overachiever, Dr. Marissa also moonlights as a journalist, Life Balance Coach, Singer/Songwriter, and is a retired professor having taught at the Anderson Graduate School of Management UCLA, Boston University Brussels and European Business School. In her spare seconds, she raises recovering teenagers, races sailboats and lives out her life motto: No Regrets for the Past and Don’t Die Wondering for the Future…because the Present is a Gift, so Unwrap it! Go to her virtual home ​www.DrMarissa.Life​ to be part of her Happy88 Family!