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Ariana Stewart

Film & Communications Fellow
Ariana Stewart is a local photographer and videographer based in the DMV. She was born and raised in Maryland, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at the University of Maryland. Her ethnic background is African American and Nicaraguan.
Ariana is passionate about the work she produces. Growing up Ariana has always used her creativity through art to convey her messages. She discovers her passion within digital media and photography in her freshman year of college. Photography and filmmaking allowing her to use a creative outlet to capture candid moments. Growing up in a diverse family and city, she has always been an advocate for diversity within communities.
Ariana is the Film and Communications Fellow at the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute. She is passionate about storytelling through different channels and will help create visual content for CHLI’s brand. Ariana is all about creating a safe environment to influence others. She is a firm believer that diversity is learning from our differences to make the whole community a better place.