Arushi’s work at Redstone has spanned the economic equity, human services, and education sectors. Her work combines data analysis, qualitative research, community-based approaches, and stakeholder facilitation to address complex issues.
Select Redstone Projects
- Built the capacity of NYC’s emergency food system to better coordinate substantial increases to City food supplies and evaluate the program’s impact on food insecurity
- Developed a five-year place-based strategy for a major community foundation, which was informed by community focus groups, qualitative interviews, Board and staff workshops, and quantitative analysis
- Helped LA County leaders better understand the funding streams contributing to homelessness initiatives and affordable housing through data analysis
Arushi joined Redstone after working as a Public Finance Investment Banker at UBS, where she assessed overall market dynamics and capital programs of major public transportation agencies to structure bond financings for infrastructure projects. Arushi graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with an honors degree in Economics and a minor in Education. Her thesis explored how the seminal conditional cash transfer program in Mexico, Oportunidades, affected indigenous households’ economic prosperity as compared to non-indigenous households.
A Bay Area native, Arushi enjoys exploring Brooklyn’s best restaurants, making ice cream, and watching films in her free time.