Aryana is an environmental sociologist, PhD student and haphazard, year-round cyclist. She has a background in rural studies, and has worked for over fifteen years as a project coordinator and youth worker for various non-profit organizations in Canada in Latin America. Her doctoral research focuses on inventive methods, cycling infrastructures and mobility justice in small and intermediate cities. Aryana is also engaged in community projects relating to creative re-use/recycling and agro-biodiversity. She is currently a doctoral fellow with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.