Ariel Walker was born in Orlando, Florida, but grew up in the Philippines. When she was ten years old, she moved with her family to Gwinnett County, where she attended middle and high school.
After high school, Ariel studied anthropology at Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 2008. She returned to GSU for her master’s degree in sociocultural anthropology with a focus on gentrification.
In addition to her studies, Ariel volunteered with and served on the Board of Directors with Six-Star Refugee Partnership, a small refugee resettlement non-profit organization.
Ariel spends her free time pursuing her hobbies, including hiking, crocheting, and roller skating.
- Master’s in Anthropology, Georgia State University (2018)
- Bachelor’s in Anthropology, Georgia State University (2008)