Ariana Aboulafia is an attorney who graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law with a concentration in social justice and public interest in 2020. She has a bachelor’s in political science and a bachelor’s in law, history, and culture, cum laude, from the University of Southern California. She originally hails from Yorktown Heights, New York. Aboulafia has published papers on such topics as LGBTQ homelessness, police violence, and consumer privacy. While at Miami Law, she served as the senior articles editor for the Race & Social Justice Law Review and was the recipient of several scholarships and fellowships for public interest and social justice. She currently serves as an assistant public defender in Miami, Florida.