Sarit Derey was born and raised in Israel. After completing her service in the Israeli army, she came to New York to explore her biggest passion, Biology. She completed her Ma/Ba in Biology with specialization in Biotechnology in Hunter College City University of New York in 2003. In 2010, she completed her PhD studies in Molecular Cell Biology – Neurobiology in Hunter College – Graduate Center City University of New York. Throughout her high school education and College, she tutored Science and Math to several high school and College students, some with disabilities.
During her free time, she loves to exercise, travel and spend time with her family.