Ariana Faye Allensworth is an artist, researcher, and creative leader based in Brooklyn, NY. She has over a decade of experience building and leading programs that drive social impact in the arts and culture sector.

Ariana is currently designing for equity and belonging at IDEO, a global design and innovation company. She has previously led programming and storytelling campaigns at The International Center of Photography, The Center for Cultural Power, Cultural Engagement Lab, and Youth Speaks. Ariana is also a founding member of the New York City chapter of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and has participated in residencies and fellowships with New INC, Pioneer Works, and The Laundromat Project. Her practice builds upon interests in photography, spatial justice, and the politics of belonging.

She holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Studies and African & African-American Studies from Fordham University. 

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