Ashley is an environmental policy advocate. Before dedicating her life to science and environment policy, she worked in the entertainment industry where she developed narrative storytelling skills in film and television and effective communication expertise with large teams. Her work history includes William Morris Endeavor, RWSG Literary Agency, and Groundswell Productions, and she worked on such projects as GIRL ON THE TRAIN (Universal), SNOWFALL (FX), and LARRY KING LIVE (CNN). Formerly, she was a Citizens’ Climate Lobby Congressional Liaison for House Representative Karen Bass (D – CA 37), and was a Fellow of President Obama’s Organizing for America. She is a photographer and designer who has a B.A. in Political Science, a B.A. in Telecommunication Arts, and a Certificate in Music Business from the University of Georgia. She is a first-generation American raised in Atlanta, Georgia with familial roots in the Caribbean.