Ariana is a hard-working single mom, currently attending college trying to attain her associate degree in higher education. She has lived in Connecticut for her entire life doing her best to make sure that her child has all that he needs. Learning how to advocate for her son Ariana has also learned how to advocate for herself, raising a young boy alone for most of his life, Ariana has found that there are many difficulties on a day to day that she has witnessed along the way. Building her foundation on her faith keeps her grounded and growing in many ways. The opportunity of working for Optimus Health Care as an Accounts Receivable Specialist has opened the opportunity to learn about the emme coalition that she is so proud to be a part of now as a Community Health Worker. Ariana is a strong believer that people should not let their circumstances define them. Just like the women that she surrounds herself with she looks to help others in their journey to becoming successful in all aspects of their lives. The same way that Ariana has people around her that support her goals she wants to provide that to the women that she helps to coach in the Bridgeport community.