Hi, I'm Ariel.
I'm a design leader focused on solving complex challenges.
I currently serve the
New York City Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
as Director of Design and Product.
Our team is improving service delivery and advancing equity and opportunity for all New Yorkers.
We are the nation's first municipal
Service Design Studio
focused on low-income residents. We also build best in class digital products to connect and deliver services.
I'm an alumna of
Parsons School of Design
and have held fellowships with
Code for America
Center for Urban Pedagogy
Read my FastCo profile:
"How Ariel Kennan Solves NYC's Most Intractable Design Problems"