Ashley G. Scott | Professional Background + Achievements
President, AGS Consulting: I provide community outreach and integrated marketing communication services to non-profits, governments, small businesses, and social enterprises throughout the US. Click here to learn more.
Founder of CurlyInCollege.com: A community for students seeking the latest news on natural hair care and related lifestyle trends. I work with brand partners and manage a team of interns from across the country who blog and help their peers navigate a life with curls on campus.
School Community & Parent Coordinator for Indianapolis Public Schools, United Way’s Bridges to Success Program, and the Community Alliance of the Far Eastside. With their backing I was able to help families stabilize their home life so students could come to school feeling safe, well fed, clothed, and ready to learn.
Program Associate for digitalundivided: Worked to expand the tech pipeline by managing existing outreach initiatives and developed new ones. At DID, my goal was to increase the number of urban entrepreneurs in the digital space.
Assistant Director in Purdue’s Office of Admissions: Supported high school students and their families through the college admissions process at a Big10 University.
Co-Founder of Bloom: Where Girls Go To Grow: A personal development pop-up workshop series that helps young girls demonstrate their capacity for leadership.
Founder of the Black Thought Collective: An intellectual ensemble and think thank housed at the award winning Black Cultural Center at Purdue University.
Panelist at 2016 Indiana Conference for Women - session titled " How can I follow my dream, make money, and still change the world?"
Co-Presenter at Purdue's 6th Annual Conference for Pre-Tenure Women on " Social Media: Your Online Image and Self Promotion"
Gave Ted Talk at TedxLafayette on “Coworking: The Cure For Isolated Entrepreneurs”
Moderator at SXSW 2014 for Panel Discussion titled “digitalundivided: from the “valley” to the “hood”
Chamber of Commerce Panel Discussion on Young Professional Recruitment & Retention in Greater Lafayette 11/12/13
“Event Planning” workshop facilitator for Purdue’s annual Student Leaders Retreat at Camp Tecumseh.
Panelist during the “We Are Leaders: Becoming a Self-Sufficient Leader in a 21st Century Economy” breakout session during Purdue’s Empowering and Cultivating Emerging Leaders conference. Read a quick review of the confrence here.
2012 Indiana ACT Conference panelist presenting on “The Use of Skype and Social Media in the College Admissions Process”
“PR in Action” lecture to undergraduate communications course
“Personal Branding” lecture to undergraduate human & family service course
Women In Leadership Conference Presenter, Purdue University
PRSSA Student Com Day Conference Presenter, Purdue University
YWCA Woman Of Distinction Video Recognition
Do a Google search for “MatchBOX Ashley Scott” and you'll find a few articles - click here for videos.
March 2012 I was featured in Purdue’s staff newsletter and on the University Homepage for Women’s History Month.
July 2012 in Fort Wayne, Indiana I presented an original traveling workshop called “Being Curly in College” – available upon request
WLFI-TV18 feature on the Black Professionals of Greater Lafayette. Click here.
Newspaper article for the Black Professionals of Greater Lafayette. Click here.
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