Aryel studied International Affairs and Political Science at Florida State University, where she immersed herself in a Turkish politics study abroad program. Afterward, Aryel earned her Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School. As a law student, she engaged in clinical work assisting clients with issues at the intersection of Immigration and Family Law. Before joining Foreign Policy for America, Aryel interned with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, and the House of Foreign Affairs Committee. She hopes to build a career in foreign policy and diplomacy. Contact Aryel at