During her time studying at College of Charleston, Ashley was involved in resident life, Safe Campus Outreach Peer Education (SCOPE) and Psy Chi, the psychology fraternity on campus. She was also able to visit Cambodia and Vietnam and study child poverty and the effects of the Cambodian and Vietnam War on civilians. Ashley graduated with a degree in Psychology and then served as an Americorp VISTA at The Citadel, working as part of the state-wide effort to end poverty. She was also a featured speaker the summer after she graduated at our summer Bridges program, to inspire the next class of graduates. She is preparing for graduate school in psychology.