Aria Mia Loberti: The power of solidarity and silence

Aria Mia Loberti at TEDxURI 2018

The power of solidarity and silence

Aria Mia Loberti’s experiences growing up with a disability and as an advocate for equity have offered her many lessons, and she will share one of her most vital: How can we use our voices to inspire and enact positive change in our world?

Aria Mia Loberti

Student, Communication Studies, Political Science + Philosophy

Aria Mia Loberti is a staunch advocate for the blind and visually impaired. Her activism, which began locally, led her to the UN where she is an Outstanding Youth and on UN Women’s Task Force. At URI, Aria Mia, an aspiring academic, is a research fellow, teaching/research assistant, yoga teacher, and President of both URI’s Rhetoric Society and UN Association. In her free time, she enjoys reading, family time, exploring campus with her Guide Dog, and geeking out about all things sci-fi/fantasy.