Ashley, born & raised New Yorker, permanently moved to London in 2016. She obtained her BA degrees in Journalism, Psychology and International Studies at Penn State University. Recently, she received an MA with distinction in Advertising and Public Relations from Richmond University, where she wrote her dissertation on ‘The Lack of Inclusivity of Disability in Public Relations’. Her dissertation opened the conversation of diversity in PR across publications such as Disability News Service, PRCA and PR Week. Her public relations background is extensive, working internationally across various sectors for major industry leaders such as Freuds, M&C Saatchi and Behrman Communications.