Ashley is a Partner and oversees Wellspring’s Boston office. She brings experience in strategic planning, impact assessment, communications and systems thinking. Previously, Ashley worked as a Portfolio Manager for Strategic Grant Partners, a foundation and pro-bono consulting firm. Prior to that, Ashley worked as a Senior Researcher for the Barr Foundation, managed the Heart of the City project at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and facilitated land-based microenterprise schemes with agro-pastoralists in rural Kenya. Ashley is a founding Board Member of My Sister’s Keeper, an organization that supports Sudanese women through education and advocacy and serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of the Centering Healthcare Institute. Ashley received her MESc at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She graduated with a BA in English and Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College, where she won the Faculty Award for Excellence in Environmental Studies.
Ashley, with Madeleine Taylor, authored Immigrant Engagement in Public Open Space: Strategies for the New Boston, published in 2005 by the Barr Foundation.
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