Aarati (“Arthi”) is director of programs at Bread & Roses Community Fund, where she focuses on developing social change leaders, growing grantee capacity and convening gatherings of changemakers. Aarati is a longtime organizer, activist, educator and researcher in movements for gender justice, racial justice, climate justice and peace. She cofounded the Chicago chapter of Incite! Women of Color Against Violence and 350 Philly, which is building a movement for climate justice in Philadelphia. Aarati has also worked as program officer for integration and impact with the American Friends Service Committee. She lives in South Philadelphia.