Adiari is the Cleantech lead in the Caixa Capital VC team. She was previously an engineer and consultant in water-focused cleantech projects. During her Ph.D., she spearheaded research executed at Harvard, MIT and the U.S. Department of Energy, discovering novel microbial pathways that aggravate mercury pollution. She was distinguished as an NSF Graduate Fellow (former fellows include several Nobel Laureates).
She holds a B.Sc. in Engineering Sciences (2005), a Masters in Microbial Geochemistry (2010), and a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2014) all from Harvard University, where she also lectured as a Teaching Fellow.