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Ashley Bright Adjunct Instructor School of Communication

Contact
Send email to Ashley Bright
Degrees
MA, Journalism and Public Affairs, American University

Bio
Ashley is a communications professional with 13 years of experience working with government, nonprofit and corporate clients. In her current role she manages public relations for IBM's global government affairs office, focusing on the responsible use of emerging technology like AI and quantum computing, and diversity and inclusion policy.

Prior to joining IBM Ashley was the director of communications for American Voices, a small nonprofit dedicated to advancing cultural diplomacy in developing nations. Ashley has a background in journalism, and earned her MA in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University. 

Ashley resides in Washington, DC, with her husband Nicholas and dog Fancy. 
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Fall 2020

  • COMM-200 Writing for Communication