Ashley joined the Hood Museum of Art in July 2021. As a visitor services guide, she is tasked with facilitating positive visitor experiences and engagement as well as assisting with the safety and security of the building, visitors, and the art collection. She has a passion for the arts, with a specific focus on theatre and the performing arts. Between 2015 and 2020, she lived in London while studying for a BA in drama, theatre, and performance / film studies from the University of Roehampton followed by an MA in text and performance from Birkbeck, University of London. Prior to her role at the Hood Museum, Ashley has worked in the front of house departments of several performing arts organizations, including the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican Arts Centre.