Ashley Stephens, who has been with FUSE since 2015, works with the program team to operationalize all aspects of programs including recruitment, professional development, and fellow and alumni support.
Ashley joined FUSE months after she graduated from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics. At Cal Poly, Ashley worked for the University’s Alumni Association on programs to better connect alumni with the university. She also served as the executive editor of a start-up academic journal and was responsible for the successful production and longevity of what has become a well-respected academic journal at Cal Poly. Upon graduation, Ashley was officially recognized with a series of awards by the university for her outstanding academic performance and significant contributions and services beyond the classroom.