Regional Coordinator for Latin America
Ariel grew up in Córdoba, Argentina, and has called La Paz, Bolivia home since 2009. She joined Word Made Flesh in 2012 and has supported survivors of abuse and sexual exploitation as program coordinator, researcher, advocate, and inter-cultural formation facilitator within the WMF community in Bolivia. At the beginning of 2023 she stepped into the role of Regional Coordinator for Latin America. She desires to support Latin American WMF communities and create bridges of partnership between individuals and organizations serving those in vulnerable situations in the region.
In 2020, Ariel graduated from the Universidad Bíblica Latinoamericana in partnership with the Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica) with her Masters in Theological Studies. Ariel completed her undergraduate studies at Baylor University with a BA in International Studies with a focus on human rights and truth and justice initiatives throughout the Southern Cone of South America. Ariel loves adventuring around Bolivia and everywhere else with her husband and two sons, trying new foods and diving into deep conversations with people she just met.