Arianna joins DWFI as the Communications Specialist to support the Communications program in its messaging efforts. Prior to DWFI she worked in communications for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), an Alaska State agency with the mission to raise the economic value and awareness of Alaska Seafood all over the world. A pandemic transfer back to Nebraska, she brings experience in brand messaging, domestic consumer public relations, and state and industry stakeholder communications. Prior to ASMI she helped grow a successful startup, Sitka Salmon Shares, which connects consumers to small-scale seafood producers in Alaska. She looks forward to furthering the mission of Daugherty Water for Food, and helping ensure a more water and food secure world.