Aria Christenson

Senior Development Manager

Aria Christenson is the Senior Development Manager at Groundwork Collaborative. As Senior Development Manager, Aria resources Groundwork Collaborative’s work to build an inclusive economy that works for all. Most recently, Aria managed foundations fundraising for Indivisible’s pro-democracy movement. Prior to that, Aria was an Executive Assistant at several progressive and direct service nonprofits in DC and Minneapolis.

Aria is originally from Minnesota and as a cold weather enthusiast, is overjoyed when it snows in DC. She holds a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College. When she isn’t raising funds to tackle existential societal issues, Aria enjoys rock climbing, playing with (or mediating conflicts between) her cats, and tasting natural wine.