Ariane is an interior designer and co-chair of the Sustainability Council at HGA Architects and Engineers in Minneapolis. She leads HGA's resilient design task force, an inter-disciplinary firm-wide group that conducts primary and secondary research in order to deepen the firm's expertise in the field of resilient design. Ariane attended a Climate Reality Project training in 2014 with Al Gore and other climate change experts, and has since presented on climate change and mitigation and adaptation solutions throughout the Midwest. As a designer, she works on corporate and cultural projects, infusing sustainable design principles throughout her work. She has served as a member of USGBC's Chapter Steering Committee, Greenbuild Special Programs Working Group, and Emerging Professionals National Committee.