July 2017 /  Ashley's "How to Rewire Learning" work, which researched the spatial implications of a rapidly shifting education landscape, is featured in Gensler's  Dialogue 30 : The Livability Issue  in an article  by Sarah Amelar, contributing editor at Architectural Record.

July 2017 / Ashley's "How to Rewire Learning" work, which researched the spatial implications of a rapidly shifting education landscape, is featured in Gensler's Dialogue 30: The Livability Issue in an article by Sarah Amelar, contributing editor at Architectural Record.

  March 2017 /  Nominated by her colleagues, Ashley is recognized as ' 40 under 40 ' by the San Francisco Business TImes.

March 2017 / Nominated by her colleagues, Ashley is recognized as '40 under 40' by the San Francisco Business TImes.

  February 2017 /  Ashley launched a second co-curricular event with  Minerva Schools  on prototyping for the people!

February 2017 / Ashley launched a second co-curricular event with Minerva Schools on prototyping for the people!

  September 2016 /  A chance to  rethink high school in her backyard , Oakland. Pro bono work Ashley ran in 2016 helped her XQ Super School team's submission win the $10 million dollar prize. Check out the  official site. 

September 2016 / A chance to rethink high school in her backyard, Oakland. Pro bono work Ashley ran in 2016 helped her XQ Super School team's submission win the $10 million dollar prize. Check out the official site. 

  Spring and Summer 2016 /  Ashley co-facilitated and organized the  Learning Ecologies Roundtables . Read the  findings , published following curated dialogues on the experiential learning trend and what it means for educational institutions and cities.

Spring and Summer 2016 / Ashley co-facilitated and organized the Learning Ecologies Roundtables. Read the findings, published following curated dialogues on the experiential learning trend and what it means for educational institutions and cities.

  September 2015 - March 2017 /  Part of a multi-year research grant conducted in partnership with  Gensler  and  Silicon Schools Fund , Ashley prototyped responses to  new, learner-centric education models . Early  insights from the study.

September 2015 - March 2017 / Part of a multi-year research grant conducted in partnership with Gensler and Silicon Schools Fund, Ashley prototyped responses to new, learner-centric education models. Early insights from the study.

  2015 /  The Theatre School at DePaul University, a project Ashley helped realize, wins a  2015 AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award.

2015 / The Theatre School at DePaul University, a project Ashley helped realize, wins a 2015 AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award.

  Spring 2015 /  In collaboration with  Emily Ma  and  Meg Lee Weir,  Ashley co-taught a pop-up intensive to graduate students at  Stanford's d.school  on  Activating Potential in Urban Space. 

Spring 2015 / In collaboration with Emily Ma and Meg Lee Weir, Ashley co-taught a pop-up intensive to graduate students at Stanford's d.school on Activating Potential in Urban Space. 

  2013 /  The  School of the Art Institute of Chicago  publishes its  first Master Plan  in the school's 150 year history. Work was co-led by Ashley and aimed to reveal a campus which was a collection of hidden islands borne of happenstance and circumstance. 

2013 / The School of the Art Institute of Chicago publishes its first Master Plan in the school's 150 year history. Work was co-led by Ashley and aimed to reveal a campus which was a collection of hidden islands borne of happenstance and circumstance. 

  2012 /  Work co-founding and co-directing  Open Hand Studio  garnered Ashley a  Design Futures Council Emerging Leader  award and positioned her as an inaugural member of the  Public Interest Design 100.

2012 / Work co-founding and co-directing Open Hand Studio garnered Ashley a Design Futures Council Emerging Leader award and positioned her as an inaugural member of the Public Interest Design 100.

  2012 /  Ashley's work with the  Archeworks  New Practice program earns a coveted  Graham Foundation Grant.

2012 / Ashley's work with the Archeworks New Practice program earns a coveted Graham Foundation Grant.

  2010 /  Fast Company honored  The Third Teacher,  written while Ashley was in the Chicago studio of  CannonDesign , as one of their best design books of the year.

2010 / Fast Company honored The Third Teacher, written while Ashley was in the Chicago studio of CannonDesign, as one of their best design books of the year.