Aria’s previous experiences include United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). In her most recent role, she served as a Public Health Specialist at the New York State Department of Health where she provided program coordination for an HIV/AIDS skill-sharing program in Uganda. Aria received her Master of Public Health as well as her Advanced Graduate Certificate in Health & Human Rights from New York University in 2020. Some of her global experiences include studying environmental injustice in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as well as studying public health disaster preparedness and response in Tel Aviv, Israel. Aria earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!). A hip hop and jazz enthusiast, she enjoys learning to groove on the bass guitar and is a dedicated dog mom.