Ariyah brings nearly 20 years of experience in mission-driven marketing communications. She first began work with Empovia in 2009 and, over the years, has delivered on marketing, project management, business planning, and client services across industries.
Ariyah has worked in communications for organizations in Seattle, San Francisco, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill. She earned an MBA in Consulting and Sustainable Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School in 2009 and a bachelor’s in English and Women’s Studies at Duke in 2001.
Ariyah and her family, which includes two rescue pups named Ava and Rocco, call Durham, NC their home. She enjoys being actively engaged in her local community and is a certified Master Gardener and photographer.