Ariel Sankar-Bergmann is a Senior Program Manager on the Savings & Financial Capability team at Prosperity Now. In this capacity, she provides technical assistance to support the integration and delivery of financial capability programs.
Before joining Prosperity Now, Ms. Sankar-Bergmann worked at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she focused her research on reentry programs and strategies to reduce prison and jail populations. She also worked as a Parent Advocate at the Bronx Defenders, a public defenders office located in the South Bronx, where she helped advocate for the needs and rights of over 200 families involved in the justice system.
Ms. Sankar-Bergmann has a B.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Michigan and an M.P.A. specializing in policy analysis from New York University.