Ashley is a passionate responsible enterprise and social change professional. As Director of Me to We Trips, a social enterprise, and Director of Global Operations & Partner Relations at Free The Children, a global children’s charity, Ashley has brought together corporate, nonprofit and social enterprises to create high value partnerships between business and social sectors. Ashley’s work leading partnerships with firms such as Virgin Atlantic Airways, Research in Motion, Aviva and Disney’s Online Studios resulted in innovative corporate social responsibility initiatives in China, India, UK, Kenya, Canada, Haiti and Ecuador. These programs targeted social outcomes like women’s empowerment, access to education and economic development as well as strategic business objectives like community outreach,  employee engagement and brand equity – creating win-win solutions. Free The Children established operations in four new countries during Ashley’s tenure and engaged over 1,000 volunteers to address international challenges, including earthquakes in Haiti and China and drought in Kenya. In each instance, Ashley’s team responded by establishing engaging and effective fundraising and community development programs. Currently, Ashley is a 2012 MBA candidate, specializing in business sustainability, strategy & marketing at the Schulich School of Business and the director of corporate relations for Schulich’s Net Impact Association