Ashley graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in May of 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Anthropology. Following her undergraduate, she was accepted into Florida Coastal School of Law where she graduated, cum laude, in May of 2013. Due to her interest in the public interest sector and environmental law she decided to pursue an LLM at Vermont Law School in Environmental Law. Ashley graduated from Vermont Law School, magna cum laude, in August of 2014. After her graduation, Ashley worked as a remote consultant for the Wildlife Conservation Society doing policy research on nature-based defenses to coastal disaster risk reduction. She then accepted a position as a Law Clerk with the second judicial district where she works currently. Ashley is licensed in Colorado, Florida (currently in-active), and New York (pending character and fitness) and is working with Columbia’s Freedom of Information project due to her intense interest in the public’s right to know and freedom of expression.