Ashley is dedicated and driven to helping empower others through service. She believes that it is important to provide others the tools they need to change their lives and those around them. Ashley studied at IE University in Madrid, Spain where she received the IE Fellowship Award and graduated in 2019 with a degree in International Relations. While at IE University, Ashley also completed an exchange program at Sciences Po in Paris, France. Ashley’s studies focused on International Development and Public Policy which helped her see how small organizations can make a big impact in underserved communities.
She has always had a heart for service and Guatemala and is one of the Co-Founders of HOPE’S IN. Since forming the nonprofit in 2012 with her twin sister, she has helped grow the organization and has served on the Board of Directors as Vice President. She now works part-time at HOPE’S IN as Director. Further experience of Ashley’s includes work in Washington, D.C., at nonprofits including the Public International Law and Policy Group and AlphaMundi Foundation.