Ariana graduated from ESPOL (Ecuador) with a bachelor’s in Economics. After that, she joined the Ministry of Education as district director, where she was in charge of carrying out various educational projects and programs. In 2022, she graduated from KU Leuven with an MSc in Sustainable Development”
She will work on the CIRCLE “A Comprehensive Investigation on the Rationale of Corruption in Ecuador” project under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jelle Janssens and Prof. Dr. Christophe Vandeviver. She aims to conduct a behavioral analysis of corruption tolerance in Ecuador.