- B.S., Psychology, University of Arizona 2009
Ariel brings her experience as a teacher and STEM professional to the TRIO team. Hailing from sunny Tucson, Arizona she worked directly as a STEM professional as both a laboratory scientist at Atlas BioScience and researcher at the University of Arizona. Additionally, as a former middle and high school teacher, she believes in the importance of access to education for all students in a rapidly changing society.
As a TRIO STEM/Scholars advisor, she hopes to help STEM and TRIO scholar students achieve their college and career goals. She wants to help TRIO students stay on track to graduate, find hands-on experience in research, and identify student work opportunities directly related to their field of study. She believes that this approach is essential to help students build a solid foundation for their future careers