Ariel manages many of Cityspan’s citywide out-of-school time collaboratives, including Tulsa’s Tidel system, Oklahoma’s Data Collaborative, St. Paul’s Sprockets, and the Greater New Bedford’s Youth Alliance. She also manages Cityspan youth workforce systems for Houston and Providence and systems for nationwide initiatives, such as Imagine Science. Ariel’s academic background and experience in community building, organizing and closing educational gaps through tutoring and public service, informs her ability to facilitate collaborative work with diverse stakeholders.
Ariel holds a BA in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley. In her free time, Ariel enjoys cooking, journaling, meeting new people, and just talking about life.