An LGBT advocate, Ariel Wengroff currently is an Executive Producer of an upcoming VICELAND show, a series associate producer for the award winning series Vice on HBO and works closely with company founder and CEO Shane Smith. Wengroff previously was the Communications and Finance Director for Welch For Congress and before that the Communications Director of the Vermont Democratic Party. From 2010 to 2012, Ariel worked in the Office of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin as a Constituent Correspondent and then as a Special Assistant to the Governor. A recipient of the Wainwright Poetry Award, she co-founded The Barn Owl, blogs for The Huffington Post and her work is published in the United States and Europe. She is a former commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women and former member on the Vermont Board of Libraries.
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.