Ashley D. Thompson

Communications Assistant

As the Communications Assistant, Ashley develops and maintains all of PENCIL's social media accounts, produces online graphics and reports on all social media campaigns. She also writes blogs and articles for PENCIL's website, photographs events and maintains the organization's digital photo library.

Ashley has worked in the production and communications departments of several media companies and nonprofit organizations including Human Rights Watch, the International Rescue Committee, the Council on Foreign Relations and PBS.

Ashley received a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University and is currently pursuing her M.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Media & Culture from The New School.

When she's not working, Ashley can be found going to a new concert or watching House of Cards on Netflix.