Ariana Shives is a social entrepreneur and product designer passionate about design thinking and social impact. Her work is focused on education and helping startups and small businesses develop their brands and meaningfully engage with their customers. Ariana is the Head of Product Design at Kairos, a fintech startup on a mission to provide simple, relatable, proven financial education and resources to the rest of us.
Ariana graduated from USC in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and in 2019 with a Master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship from the Marshall School of Business. She lives in Kenova, WV and spends her free time freelancing, running a small business on Etsy, and (literally) running with her dogs, Taz and Butters.