Ashley Parker is an associate program officer. In this role, she supports the Education Grantmaking team in advancing focus area strategies that support learners from low-income backgrounds. She joined the organization in 2021.
Previously, Ashley was a community engagement associate at GPS Education Partners. In this role, she was responsible for funder research, pipeline development and grants management. Outside of Ascendium, Ashley serves on the board of GLOW 414 and as co-chair of the Young Nonprofit Professional Network of Milwaukee’s engagement committee.
Raised in Wisconsin, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.