A journalist at heart, Arabella believes in producing authentic experiences and media that have an impact. Through her work, she supports startups and opportunities for women. She has been working with the team at the DevNetwork for the past four years on a number of their projects. She is now the Executive Director of GirlDevWeek, a conference and event series during DeveloperWeek curated specifically for women developers and builders.
Arabella co-founded SIPwomen, an empowerment group focusing on bringing wine + inspiration to women. For more than five years, Arabella ran a web production company that served businesses, nonprofit organizations and events including The Women’s Conference, then led by former California First Lady Maria Shriver. She began her career as a newspaper reporter and has continued to build on her journalism skills interviewing hundreds of leaders, visionaries and celebrities. Arabella graduated with a degree in political science and English from Rutgers University. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, writing and hiking beautiful Northern California.