Ariana Bain

NERN (2011)

New Haven, Connecticut

Ariana is a spiritual guide and social entrepreneur who has dedicated the past decade to individual and societal transformation through sustainability. She founded Metabolic Consulting and co-founded Modern Mystery School Boston. In recent years, she has been humbled to be a semi-finalist in the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, publish articles in places such as Scenario Journal and the Journal of Industrial Ecology, and speak at schools, universities, and businesses across the Northeast.

She is currently focused on teaching personal mastery to entrepreneurs and conscious business leaders as well as collaborating with United Illuminating and Eversource to support sustainable business across Connecticut through the Business Sustainability Challenge.

Ariana is a Guide and Healer in the Modern Mystery School, and holds a MESc in Industrial Ecology from Yale University and a BA from Wesleyan University. She serves on the steering committee of the Connecticut Collaborative of the Living Building Challenge, as an advisor to the Connecticut Sustainable Business Council, and as a Senior Fellow in the Environmental Leadership Program.