Ashley Meeder is the Program and Operations Coordinator at the College Excellence Program. In her role, Ashley supports all of CEP’s initiatives by providing operational, administrative, and logistical support to the program as a whole and various projects as needed. Before joining the Aspen Institute, she taught English as a Second Language in Memphis, Tennessee and Nanchang, China. After returning from China, Ashley worked as an immigration paralegal and helped build a grass roots, refugee-focused non-profit in Ithaca, New York. Ashley holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in International Politics and Asian Studies.