August 2018 /  Ashley joins  MASS Design Group  as a Senior Associate. Her work will focus on advancing the MASS philosophy to "research, build, and advocate for architecture that promotes justice and human dignity" while based in MASS's Boston office.

August 2018 / Ashley joins MASS Design Group as a Senior Associate. Her work will focus on advancing the MASS philosophy to "research, build, and advocate for architecture that promotes justice and human dignity" while based in MASS's Boston office.

  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.