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Storyteller-in-Residence

Ashleigh Fryer

Ashleigh is dedicated to telling stories that spark movements, catalyze change, and maximize positive social impact. With experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, Ashleigh directs focus to the voices and ideas that resonate, innovate, and foster a common understanding.

As the Storyteller-in-Residence, Ashleigh guides the Beeck Center in developing compelling content and amplifying narratives that contextualize the leading-edge ideas of fellows and experts as they build toward scaled positive impact.

Previously, Ashleigh managed communications efforts at the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, a City-affiliated nonprofit which harnesses the innovative spirit of public-private partnerships to invest in meaningful programming that supports vulnerable New Yorkers. She has also worked as a writer, editor, and communications strategist at The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Center for Employment Opportunities–two data-informed nonprofit organizations advocating for reform at all levels of the criminal justice system. Ashleigh began her career as a hyperlocal journalist in Southern California after earning her degree in journalism and cultural anthropology from Boston University.

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