Ashley Bass has over 7 years of experience designing STEAM & CS programs, creating community engagement outreach strategies, & leading teams for Nonprofit Organizations, Higher Education institutions and Corporations in Detroit, MI and in New York City.
Ashley is passionate about supporting and developing educational city-wide programs for youth & adult learners within under served communities. Her mission is to work in the areas of Education, and Workforce Development within urban public sectors: to help lead, develop and maintain programs and initiatives for social good. Ashley believes that by providing exciting learning opportunities and exposure to careers; in turn, further propels and encourages exploration-via the creation of a pipeline initiatives driven by Access, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion- which are the four pillars of what drives her work.
Ashley also aims to incorporate volunteerism activities in her work by tapping into Employee Resource Groups in efforts to foster mentorship activation with employers and communities.
Parsons School of Design - The New School: Graduate Certificate Business Design for Social Impact
University of Michigan Licensed Certificate - Leading for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education
Baruch College - MA Administration (Nonprofit Management)
Parsons School of Design - BFA Integrated Design
GitHub Education - Education Program Associate Contractor
CUNY TechWorks - Project Director
Black Girls Code - Program Manager
Children's Museum of the Arts- Manager, Museum Education Programs
City Growers- Program Director
Sampson Academy- STEAM Grant Writer
Brooklyn Children's Museum- Education Programs Manager
Scholastic Alliance for Young Artists & Writers- Exhibitions & Programs Manager
Designer & Researcher- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra x The New School partnership
NOCD-NY Urban Core Project:Living Arts City - Student Capstone Research Project
Scholastic Alliance for Young Artists & Writers- DEI Task Force Member 2020-Present
United Nations Foundation- +SocialGood Connector 2019 - Present
Career & Technical Education Gender Equality Committee- Advisory Council member 2019 - 2020
Scholastic Alliance for Young Artists & Writers- Alumni Council Member 2017-2019
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