Ashley is the Scholars Community manager at the Foundation. Before joining the Foundation she worked at Free the Children for more than five years where she was Director of Domestic Programming. Ashley was responsible for developing the year-long, social-justice themed, programming for schools and youth, focusing on action they could take locally and globally. Ashley has also worked in Ghana for the National Education Campaign Coalition where she addressed barriers to girls’ attendance at school. She has a Bachelors of Political Science and Women’s Studies from the University of Ottawa.