Aras serves as a member of The Agency Fund, a multi-donor collaborative. Previously he was the Director of Data and Technology, Built for Zero initiative at Community Solutions. He worked to develop and deploy tools, systems, and trainings that empower communities to leverage data analytics in their work to end homelessness. Prior to joining Community Solutions, Aras worked as a Strategy and Operations consultant specializing in measurement/evaluation of food security projects in the developing world. Aras holds degrees from the University of Toronto and UCLA and serves as Board Chair of Our Minds Matter, a nonprofit organization working toward the day when no teenager turns to suicide.