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Ariel Schwartz

Fellows 2015
Business Insider
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Ariel Schwartz is the deputy editor for innovation at Tech Insider, Business Insider's technology vertical. Perviously, she was a senior editor at Co.Exist, Fast Company magazine's website focusing on world-changing ideas and innovation. She was also the technology editor at Inhabitat, a green design site, as well as the site editor at Cleantechnica.com. She has contributed to SF Weekly, Popular Science, Greenbiz, NBC Bay Area, Modern Farmer, and GOOD Magazine, where she wrote a weekly online column about energy innovation. Schwartz is the recipient of a Verge 25 Award for her work as “a leading voice on the promise of technology in the service of cities and sustainability.” Prior to her career as a writer, she worked at No Starch Press, a small San Francisco-based publishing company. She graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's degree in history. 

Schwartz was awarded a prior fellowship with IRP, reporting from Brazil in 2014.


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