ari rosenberg is the AmbitioUS Project Director, Catalyzing Capital at the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), a California-based knowledge and financial services incubator for individual artists. She has extensive experience in finance and administration as well as a background in farming, youth development, and facilitation. ari served as both Secretary and Treasurer of the board of the Mariposa Food Cooperative in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was a cofounder of the Faire Bande à Part Housing Cooperative in Lewiston, Maine. For the past 10 years she as been on the leadership team for Rooted in Community, a national grassroots network of youth and adults working to create a just food system while centering youth leadership. In her free time you can find her tending her garden, biking around the city, or sharing a meal with dear ones.