About the Episode
Join co-hosts Emily Shields and J.R. Jamison as they talk with writer and activist Ashley C. Ford about the role of listening and empathy in higher education and community engagement and about her story and work today.
Ashley Ford is an activist, public speaker and writer, who has written or guest-edited for The Guardian, ELLE, BuzzFeed, Slate, I-D, Lenny Letter, Matter, Design*Sponge, and various other web and print publications. She’s spoken at SXSW, Earlham College, Hippocamp Nonfiction Writing Conference, and various other events and universities. She taught writing at The New School and Catapult.co. She also works as a development executive for Matter Studios, where she focuses on web series and documentaries, and is also the host of Audible.com’s interview series, Authorized.
Emily J. Shields
Executive Director, Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact
Executive Director, Indiana Campus Compact