Ashley is from Parker, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in December 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and minors in Business and Spanish. During college, Ashley volunteered and interned with multiple nonprofits focusing on cross-cultural communication and exchange where she not only met emerging foreign leaders, but also various business, government and nonprofit leaders throughout Denver and Boulder. In addition, she studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she practiced her Spanish, traveled all over the country and immersed herself in the culture for a semester. After graduating from CU, she began her year of service as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Amigos de las Américas, a youth leadership nonprofit. At AMIGOS, she developed and launched the organization’s first U.S.-based program centered around conservation and environmental stewardship in Colorado. In summer 2022, Ashley Bryant joined El Pomar Foundation as a Fellow, supporting various programs including Pikes Peak Heritage Series, a program dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of the natural assets of the Pikes Peak region.
In her free time, Ashley loves discovering new coffee shops, listening to podcasts, and spending time outdoors hiking, camping, climbing, skiing and more.