Ariel “Air” Britt received her Master’s in Social Work from The University of Michigan. Most of her career has been focused on developing substance use prevention, intervention, and recovery support services for youth and young adults. Air’s interests are public relations, community building, and service. In 2019, she created an award-winning podcast Beauty in the Grit. It shares true stories from her own journey in recovery and others that have inspired her along the way. In 2021, she served as a political appointee for the Biden-Harris Administration at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.