Aarena is peer educator whose passion is to inspire and help as many people as she can to eat healthier. With her culinary background and 12 years of experience in the kitchen, she is no stranger to cooking. The Cooking Matters curriculum gives her a platform to stand up and help individuals with the same background she comes from, and she loves seeing her community strengthened one plate at a time.

Listen to Aarena describe her experience with Cooking Matters: 

Aarena from 18 Reasons on Vimeo.