Aria is UnLocal’s Board Co-President. As a Program Associate at the Liz Claiborne & Art Ortenberg Foundation, Aria helps administer a grantmaking portfolio of community-based conservation projects in significant wildlife landscapes across the globe.
Previously, Aria was the partnerships manager at a New York City-based food recovery nonprofit, strategically catalyzing support from institutional partners within the five boroughs and nationally. Aria has also worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, assisting with development from the organization’s global priority regions and flagships species.
Aria completed a master’s degree in Biology from Miami University’s Advanced Inquiry Program. She holds an executive certificate in Nonprofit Fund Development from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree from The City University of New York’s Baruch College.
Aria has been a DACA recipient for almost a decade.