Riani Carr (she/her) is a Program Associate at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (Aspen FSP) and is a strong believer that policy change starts with community expertise. In her role, she engages with cross sector leaders, helps design and execute events, contributes to research, and advances and implements the Person-Centered Insights approach and methodology across Aspen FSP’s portfolio of work. What Riani considers the most meaningful part of her work is her leadership of Aspen FSP’s Community Advisory Group and the relationships she’s cultivated with the members, whose lived and professional expertise ground, strengthen, and challenge her work.Riani is an alum of the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship and earned a B.A. in Politics and International Affairs, with minors in Sociology and Latin American Studies from Wake Forest University. Riani calls Silver Spring, Maryland home and loves to travel and find new hobbies.