is a storyteller who crafts experiences to inspire progressive action and agency for a global audience. She attended the University of Southern California, and it was there that she realized her passion for the cinematic arts. After directing her first film in Botswana, Ashley founded Emerald City Arts, a media company where like-minded artists create thought provoking content. Since then, she has produced several documentary films and conceptualized content, online campaigns and offline engagements to assist established brands, NGOs and start-ups with communicating to audiences and stakeholders. Ashley is very excited to join the Global Girl Media team and to empower more young women to express themselves through media.