Ariana Blackstock joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2024 as human resources generalist. She brings over a decade of experience in human resources and recruiting to EPI.
Prior to joining EPI, Blackstock was a recruitment coordinator for City Teaching Alliance (CTA), an organization dedicated to disrupting systems of racial and socioeconomic inequality. Before working at CTA, Blackstock was a recruitment coordinator at Randstad, supporting efforts for Whirlpool Corporation, before becoming a recruiter and supporting hiring efforts for Google. Before transitioning into the field of recruiting, Blackstock had extensive experience in HR; she held HR roles at Comcast, the University of Pennsylvania, Toll Brothers, and NewCourtland Senior Living.
Blackstock is thrilled to be a part of an organization that aligns with her values. She looks forward to sharing her expertise and cultivating new valuable experience. Blackstock holds a B.S. in Human Resource Management from King’s College. She is a foodie, loves to travel, and is a proud ally.